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Your Trump-Loving Aunt's Favorite Comedian Unloads on Donald Trump

By Dustin Rowles | Politics | August 28, 2020 |

By Dustin Rowles | Politics | August 28, 2020 |


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Comedian Jim Gaffigan is not exactly known for his scorching hot political takes or his radical socialist beliefs. He’s from Indiana. He is a practicing Catholic. He has too many kids to count. He jokes about parenting, and being lazy, and hot pockets. He’s got a niche, and for the most part, that niche is to stay out of politics because he has a lot of fans who fall to the right of the center line.

All of which is to say: When Jim Gaffigan unloaded on Donald Trump and his supporters on Twitter last night, it was at the very least notable. It was also very satisfying.

I think Trump Twitter is characterizing Gaffigan’s tweets as “unhinged” and a “meltdown.” Sounds like someone is talking perfect sense to me. The night got even better when he started going in on the trolls:

Maybe the best part of all this? “Jim Gaffigan” wasn’t trending on Twitter. “Hot pockets” was.




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