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'Veep' Star Provides the Best Response to Meghan McCain's Bullsh*t Streep Slam

By Dustin Rowles | Web Culture | January 9, 2017 | Comments ()


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By now, you may already know about the idiotic thing Fox News contributor Meghan McCain said in response to Meryl Streep’s speech last night at the Golden Globes.

McCain was roundly criticized on Twitter for the tweet, led by Billy Eichner.

The two exchanged barbs for a minute, which should provide a lesson to all of you about never trading barbs with Billy Eichner. It went like this:

McCain: “Calling republicans like me ‘fucking morons’ is a great way for Hollywood to bridge the cultural divide. Enjoy your bubble,” McCain said.

Eichner: “I’d rather live in a bubble than live with people who don’t feel a need to respect the disabled, freedom of speech & the arts!! … Oh & another message from my bubble-can u ask dad to give back the MILLIONS he’s received from the NRA? MERYL F*CKING STREEP!”

There were hundreds of other response to McCain, but we don’t need to recount them all. Suffice to say, the narrative created by McCain, Trump, and Kellyanne Conway this morning was: Hollywood is full of elitist, out-of-touch liberals.

There were a lot of great defenses to this argument, but none better than the one from Timothy Simons, who hails from backwoods Maine in a town with a population of less than 3,000. It is a quintessential white, rural town in America.

First, he took issue with a tweet from white rage provocateur Tami Lahren.

And then Simons — who goes by several names on Veep, including Jonad, Jizzy Gillespie, Jack and the Giant Jackoff, Tinkerballs and the Pointless Giant — vented his white, rural spleen:

Well said, Simons.

On the hand, if Lahren, McCain, Conway et. al, wanted to take issue with elite Hollywood liberals, they probably would’ve been more successful ignoring Meryl Streep and going after Tom Hiddleston for what was the most unctuous awards speech of all time, the sort of speech where even Gwyneth Paltrow was sitting at home and saying, “Oh, Tom. No.”

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via Patton Oswalt




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