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Late-night Comedy Targets President Donald Trump


Some of Hollywood’s most notorious liberal activists appear to be hell-bent on continuing their quest to spread the hate, most notably against the nation’s new president, Donald J. Trump.

Still reeling from Trump’s victory over rival Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, some left-leaning celebrities are wildly engaging in social media diatribes and/or racing to grab the mike at public protest events.

During the primary and general election season, a number of entertainment industry lefties were dead set on the destruction of the Trump campaign, and there were countless attempts to flood the airwaves with Trump-mocking material.

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Obamacare Debacle Spawns Late-night Hand-wringing

The meltdown of the Affordable Care Act website, HealthCare.gov, has been eliciting some interesting responses on the late-night comedy shows.

Hosts of the late-night fare have made the White House’s infamous website a virtual punching bag. At the same time, though, comedy writers and joke deliverers, with the exception of Jay Leno, seem to be taking great pains to avoid making the president himself the target of any zingers.

Jon Stewart, who in the past took aim at the president’s health care rollout, used his Comedy Central platform to take cable news outlets to task for having used his comedic material to knock President Obama.

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Hollywood Has a Case of Post-Election Remorse

When it comes to the entertainment community’s long-term relationship with President Obama, Hollywood is in the midst of a sea change.

Some of the same supporters who in the last presidential election showered Obama with campaign donations and public adulation appear now to be experiencing buyer’s remorse, especially in relation to one major issue.

Just last week, while out in Tokyo promoting a Showtime documentary, director Oliver Stone used some harsh rhetoric to express his extreme displeasure with the president.

“Obama is a snake,” Stone told the press. “He’s a snake. And we have to turn on him.”

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