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Why Thank You, Samantha Bee: You Just Gave The Trump Campaign A Huge In-Kind Contribution ^ | June 1, 2018 | Matt Vespa

Posted on 06/01/2018 5:08:38 PM PDT by Kaslin

I have to say something to Samantha Bee: thank you. Thank you for giving the Trump campaign a rather large in-kind contribution. I would say CNN and other news networks because they gave $2 billion in free media to Trump in 2015-2016, but they probably know better: they helped get the man elected whether they like it or not with their non-stop exposure, confident his antics would usher his defeat. That didn’t happen. Now, we’ve kicked it up a notch with Samantha Bee’s vulgar and disgusting attack on Ivanka Trump, who is more than just a member of the First Family; she’s a senior adviser to the president. 

The Left had a collective stroke over the weekend because Ivanka shared a photo of herself and her son over social media. Liberals are infuriated over Trump’s immigration policies, slamming them for separating families. So, they trolled her because a mother loving her child is now a bad thing…if you’re a Republican or a member of the Trump family. A widely circulated story featuring photos of children being detained became a quick rallying cry fro left-wingers in their outrage antics over Trump’s immigration agenda, though those photos were from 2014 when Obama was in office. They stepped on a rake…again. Yet, on Wednesday, Samantha Bee, host of TBS’ Full Frontal, took it way over the line, calling Ivanka a “feckless c**t” for failing to confront her father on his immigration enforcement measures.

#BREAKING: @StateFarm is pulling their ads from Samantha Bee's show:

"We have asked TBS to suspend our advertising in the program and are reviewing any future placements. We constantly review programs to ensure alignment to our programming guidelines and brand values."— Ryan Saavedra ???? (@RealSaavedra) May 31, 2018

#BREAKING: Autotrader drops their sponsorship of Samantha Bee's show.— Ryan Saavedra ???? (@RealSaavedra) May 31, 2018

Samantha Bee's comments are yet another destructive example of the coarsening of public discourse when it comes to discussing politics. The crass language is lazy and uncreative and only strengthens the intended target.— Elise Jordan (@Elise_Jordan) May 31, 2018

Third wave feminism ends where sexually-slurring conservative women begins.— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) May 31, 2018

Like I said, Bee just far too authentically represents the actual worldview of a significant chunk of progressives.— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) May 31, 2018

yes hello @iamsambee - some free advice - if you stop doing dumb things you won’t have to keep apologizing— Danielle Butcher (@DaniSButcher) May 31, 2018


I would like to sincerely apologize to Ivanka Trump and to my viewers for using an expletive on my show to describe her last night. It was inappropriate and inexcusable. I crossed a line, and I deeply regret it.— Samantha Bee (@iamsambee) May 31, 2018

“Put on something tight and low-cut and tell your father to f—ing stop it,” she added.

Now, Bee did apologize after sponsors started to jump ship from her show. The thing is this isn’t shocking to us on the Right. Is the use of that word shocking? Yes. But we all know liberals hate us. Trump, never Trump etc. it doesn’t matter; if you’re not a liberal, you’re evil. This feeling has only been exacerbated on the Left since the 2016 election. Trump Derangement Syndrome is real. At least, for now, Bee's remarks are so bad that even CNN is criticizing her. 

Bravo to @BrookeBCNN for making a forceful, powerful point here.

No double standards.— Benny (@bennyjohnson) May 31, 2018

So, the vicious cycle continues, some liberal crosses the line, said liberal apologizes, and the left-leaning media accepts the apology. It’s okay because they’re progressive. If a conservative had called Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice, Sam Power, or any female members of the Obama administration the c-word, this would be a national debate. Instead, this will be forgotten. The excuse will probably be that Trump says awful things, so why not Bee? Well, maybe that’s because Bee said “We’re facing a new reality after the election. These next four years are going to require a broad coalition of straight-up decency” last year. 

 Yeah, that argument is dead. If liberals wanted to win this on “decency,” they lost. The moral high ground is lost—and maybe that’s the harsh reality here. There is no ground to be fought over. It’s straight-up fisticuffs. It’s who can remain standing after relentless and merciless blows to the face. With Trump, he’ll win. He knows the media, he knows the Left, and he’ll dominate every time. 

Trump has forced the Left to defend disrespecting the flag and by extension our men and women in uniform, defend the vicious thugs of MS-13 as people who aren’t so bad, defend illegal aliens committing crimes, and Hamas, a terrorist organization. The media's pervasive campaign to write off his presidency, to checkmate it, has led to epic embarrassment. From being unable to report on how he fed koi fish with the Japanese prime minister accurately (feeding fish, people), the Russian collusion nonsense, and criticizing having celebrities at the White House, conveniently ignoring Obama’s attraction to the Hollywood Left, the media will be this White House’s favorite punching bag—and he’ll always win. 

Yet, moving on from the liberal news media and Hollywood idiocy, Bee only made Trump’s base of support stronger, pushed others teetering on the line towards supporting the president, and only confirmed what we already know about the progressive left: they hate us. Even people who have not caught Trump Derangement Syndrome, like Caitlin Flanagan, have noticed Bee and other on late night shouldn’t be so high and mighty as their antics led to Trump’s presidency. Also, it’s hardly the first time Bee did something stupid; from mocking a kid with cancer to a young boy for believing in God—this an event years in the making. Granted, Flanagan’s criticism is mostly centered on the fact that Bee and the Left’s sense of moral superiority is crap since they’re both cut from the same cloth regarding Trump’s antics, it once again goes back to the point that maybe we’re just in an era of fighting in the gutter. I’m not necessarily saying that’s a bad thing (via The Atlantic):

During the campaign, Bee dispatched a correspondent to go shoot fish in a barrel at something called the Western Conservative Summit, which the reporter described as “an annual Denver gathering popular with hard-right Christian conservatives.” He interviewed an earnest young boy who talked about going to church on Sundays and Bible study on Wednesdays, and about his hope to start a group called Children for Trump. For this, the boy—who spoke with the unguarded openness of a child who has assumed goodwill on the part of an adult—was described as “Jerry Falwell in blond, larval form.” Trump and Bee are on different sides politically, but culturally they are drinking from the same cup, one filled with the poisonous nectar of reality TV and its baseless values, which have now moved to the very center of our national discourse.

Yes, yes, I know: She is a comedian, he is the president of the United States; there is no scale by which their words and actions can be reasonably compared. Yet while for Bee, as for so many in her field, Michelle Obama’s “When they go low, we go high” may have been a ravishing meme, Trump’s mockery of a war hero, grieving parents, and a disabled man showed how you get the job done. When John Oliver told viewers that if they opposed abortion they had to change the channel until the last minute of the program, when they would be shown “an adorable bucket of sloths,” he perfectly encapsulated the tone of these shows: one imbued with the conviction that they and their fans are intellectually and morally superior to those who espouse any of the beliefs of the political right.


As I embarked on writing this essay, Trump had just made what was then the latest in his endless series of preposterous moves: He had tweeted, without evidence but with certainty, that Trump Tower had been “wiretapped” by Barack Obama in the final days of the campaign. In the range of things Trump is capable of saying, doing, or tweeting, this was not “big league”; it was just another day at batting practice. But the episode was one more stunning reminder of how this impulsive, self-obsessed leader—who holds grudges, lies recklessly, and appoints his own family members to substantive positions—is making America into a laughingstock around the world. We are a country with the greatest creed in all of history—the Constitution of the United States—yet we are looking more and more like a banana republic.

I’ve thought about that a lot—but I’ve also thought a good deal about the boy on Samantha Bee’s program. I thought about the moment her producer approached the child’s mother to sign a release so that the woman’s young son could be humiliated on television. Was it a satisfying moment, or was it accompanied by a small glint of recognition that embarrassing children is a crappy way to make a living? I thought about the boy waiting eagerly to see himself on television, feeling a surge of pride that he’d talked about church and Bible study. And I thought about the moment when he realized that it had all been a trick—that the grown-up who had seemed so nice had only wanted to hurt him.

My God, I thought. What have we become?

She’s not the only one. An op-ed in The New York Times pretty much hit on the same points, though were more pointedly directed towards liberals: you’re not as smart as you think you are—and you’re only helping Trump win a second term.
There’s also the notion that even if we’re in a race to the bottom, does the American voter care? If jobs are being created, if the economy is good, if more money is being added into your paychecks, are you really jolted by the president being a little kooky on Twitter? My bet: not much. 

Sam Bee uses her award speech to blame “We as a nation” for her bad writing. The absolute hubris on display here is breathtaking— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) June 1, 2018


Honorable Mention: That time Sam Bee’s show made disgraced New York Attorney General and alleged abuser of women Eric Schneiderman into a superhero

Take this the fuck down.— Full Frontal (@FullFrontalSamB) May 8, 2018

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1 posted on 06/01/2018 5:08:38 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

It seems to me that liberal progressivism means devolution of civilization.

2 posted on 06/01/2018 5:17:27 PM PDT by Retvet (Retvete)
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To: Kaslin
Speaking of SB, here’s a nice find:

3 posted on 06/01/2018 5:18:32 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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(Sniffle) It was so heart-warming to see liberals like Bee stand by pervert Eric Schneiderman.
Democrats truly believed in the smirking Schneiderman, a serial sexual deviant who got his thrills
slapping, choking and spitting at women he was intimate with.

<><>Andrew Cuomo believed in Eric Schneiderman.<><>

AG Eric Schneiderman and Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a 2014 campaign rally. Photo: David McGlynn

<><>Sen Kristin Gillibrand believed in Eric Schneiderman<><> <><>

<><> Boy Scouts believed in Eric Schneiderman<><>

AG Schneiderman Announces Agreement with the Boy Scouts to Allow Openly Gay Leaders,
then announced suspension of his investigations into Albany sex cult.

<><>"Dreamers" believed in Eric Schneiderman.<><>

<><>Obama believed in Eric Schneiderman.<><>

Dateline Jan 21, 2012---Then-U.S. Pres Obama is greeted by NYAG Eric Schneiderman as he leaves Air Force One after landing at Albany Intl Airport in upstate Colonie, NY. (Lori Van Buren / Albany Times Union)

No sooner had Schneiderman been named by Obama in his 2012 SOTU address to lead a mortgage abuse unit to investigate and redress the perceived wrongs committed by Wall Street in connection with the sub-prime mortgage crisis, Schneiderman fired his first shot, filing a suit alleging that several major banks and a mortgage registration service engaged in fraudulent foreclosures. Billions in settlements were handed over by Obama to leftist groups like La Raza and Acorn.

<><>Chuck Schumer and Alec Baldwin believed in Eric Schneideran.<><>

Sen Schumer, Andrew Cuomo and Alec Baldwin praise Schneiderman at his swearing in, Jan 07, 2011
LISTEN: (2m 38s long)

<><> Hillary believed in Eric Schneiderman<><>

Hillary and the smirking Eric Schneiderman.

<><>Robert Mueller believed in Eric Schneiderman.<><>

Politico reported that Mueller has teamed up with New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office. Mueller and Schneiderman have reportedly begun sharing evidence from their parallel probes into Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign chairman.

<><>Samantha Bee believed in Schneiderman<><>

4 posted on 06/01/2018 5:18:33 PM PDT by Liz ((Our side has 8 trillion bullets;the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.))
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To: Kaslin

Here’s the thing about C*ntgate: The use of the word wasn’t a simple off the cuff remark or misjudgment; It was scripted, the script was approved by the network, it was taped, then broadcast and the initial uproar was greeted by an executive producer with excitement.
Can you imagine if a similar show called Chelsea Clinton a ‘feckless c*nt’ and asked her to talk to her mother and get her to shut up about losing the election?
How about if they suggested Malia Obama put on something tight and low cut and have a talk with her father because he likes that sort of thing?

5 posted on 06/01/2018 5:18:47 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: Kaslin

She is a stupid Effin C**t.

6 posted on 06/01/2018 5:21:33 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Life is about ass, you're either covering, hauling, laughing, kicking, kissing, or behaving like one)
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To: Liz
We should be more understanding about this Samantha Bee tweet.

It's possible that Eric Schneiderman's "man-essence" has an Ambien-like effect on Samantha, and that she had just ingested a "dose" before she tweeted about Ivanka.

 thinking face winking face

7 posted on 06/01/2018 5:22:46 PM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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8 posted on 06/01/2018 5:23:35 PM PDT by Liz ((Our side has 8 trillion bullets;the other side doesn't know which bathroom to use.))
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To: Ouderkirk
She is a powerful, beautiful, nurturing and honest woman.


9 posted on 06/01/2018 5:23:37 PM PDT by kiryandil (Never pick a fight with an angry beehive)
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To: Kaslin

No matter how many of these pieces are written the libs will still fall into Trumps traps. They really can’t help themselves.

10 posted on 06/01/2018 5:25:08 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Retvet

I don’t believe in the concept of ‘race’ as it’s generally understood. But I’m beginning to think there may be races of human beings in terms of consciousness, awareness, sense of decency. I feel more kinship with many animals than I do with many ‘people’ these days. There definitely seems to be a devolution taking place in some quarters.

11 posted on 06/01/2018 5:30:36 PM PDT by Jamestown1630 ("A Republic, if you can keep it.")
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To: FreedomPoster

Thanks Samantha C

12 posted on 06/01/2018 5:32:28 PM PDT by Eddie01
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To: Kaslin

Anyone get the feeling like I am that Trump is trying to bring to an end the Democrap party or at least dilute it to a point where it can’t F up this country anymore than it has?

13 posted on 06/01/2018 5:34:38 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Vox populi, vox dei)
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14 posted on 06/01/2018 5:35:57 PM PDT by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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The coarse, vulgar language the democratic party openly uses is the narrative chosen to emulate the liberal interpretation of the common, deplorable citizen, in a crude attempt to garner President Trump’s supporters.

15 posted on 06/01/2018 5:43:01 PM PDT by chief lee runamok
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To: Kaslin

The liberal biased attack MSM will never acknowledge the immense contribution they made toward electing the President by their hatred of MAGA.

16 posted on 06/01/2018 5:47:14 PM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning)
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To: FreedomPoster
wow...that is an old outdated photo of the Bee and Schiff...she has packed on the lard since that pic. was taken...and I think Schiff had a bit more hair in that pic...

She is Liberal, no denying that...She is a typical gutter mouth person..she is not a Lady...that is for certain.

17 posted on 06/01/2018 5:48:33 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Watch this coming numerous Tuesday’s Primary Elections, especially the one in California. I believe the Democrat Party is destroying itself from within. The Governships of Florida, Texas and Georgia are solidly in the bag for the Republicans.

Republicans, etc....turn out in massive numbers to support “Trump” candidates!!!

18 posted on 06/01/2018 5:51:59 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (Defeat both the Republican (e) & Democrat (e) political parties....Forever!!!)
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Good to hear AutoTrader and State Farm(?) canceled their sponsorship. Should call and thank them.

I was thinking of calling Taco Bell to ask they drop her.

19 posted on 06/01/2018 5:54:53 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Kaslin

There is no such thing as a liberal comedian. They’re all conservative Republican Trump basher’s; and to add insult to injury they have this Mark Twain humorist award. Mark Twain was a humorist not a comedian and today’s comedians pale to insignificance compared to him. They’re nothing but childish kindergartners when it comes to comedy.

20 posted on 06/01/2018 5:55:37 PM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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