Fb and Instagram might have been down for many of Wednesday however Twitter was not, which meant the same old flurry of temperamental tweets from our commander in chief.
“Jay Leno factors out that comedy (on the very boring late night time reveals) is completely one-sided. It’s robust when there’s just one subject,” tweeted President Trump, quoting his morning-show megaphone Fox & Pals.
He added, “Truly, the one-sided hatred on these reveals is unimaginable and for me, unwatchable. However bear in mind, WE are primary – President!”
Leno, one of many least humorous late-night comedians ever, considering he’s some type of arbiter of late-night comedy is ridiculous in and of itself; on high of that, this broadside was regurgitated by Fox & Pals, the place hilarity goes to die.
On Wednesday night time, Jimmy Kimmel addressed Leno’s (and the president’s) criticism of the state of late-night TV.
“What a snowflake,” Kimmel stated whereas studying Trump’s tweet aloud
He then threw to a clip of Leno on the At present present discussing late-night comedy, the place he stated, “I did it when Clinton was sexy and Bush was dumb, and it was just a bit simpler.”
“He’s proper,” stated Kimmel, “it’s tougher now as a result of Trump is dumb and sexy on the similar time, and so now we’ve to cowl each issues.”
“I don’t need to speak about Donald Trump each night time,” Kimmel continued. “None of us do. None of us who host these reveals do, however he provides us no alternative. If he sat within the White Home all day quietly engaged on issues I’d virtually by no means point out him as a result of it’s not attention-grabbing, however earlier than 10 a.m. at the moment, earlier than 10 o’clock this morning: his former marketing campaign chairman was sentenced to jail for the second time in per week, he referred to as himself essentially the most profitable president in historical past, and he tweeted to let individuals know his spouse hasn’t been changed by a physique double. I’m not supposed to say that? Obama wore mother denims one time we made jokes about it for six straight years.”
“How about this: you cease being horrible, we’ll cease pointing it out.”