(polite applause)

There’s a kind of joke comedians call “clappers,” jokes that aren’t really funny but it makes the crowd clap.  At the end of his career, Bob Hope did a lot of those.  He’d say, “Boy, politicians sure are stupid,” and everyone would clap because they, too, believed that politicians were stupid.

And to me, that’s the worst part of having Trump as president.  The only thing comedians and comic strips are giving us are “clappers.”

And I’m bored with them.

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  1. …I think that this is the clearest sign that we have entered the dystopian age that the media and those who are employed through media and communications no longer reflect the power dynamic but instead reflect the insipidness of the sapped will of the people…

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