It’s possible that President Trump’s State of the Union address will be delivered to Congress in writing in light of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seeking to delay the speech indefinitely. The comedy minds at the Late Show with Stephen Colbert tried to goof on Trump by presenting this version of his written SOTO:
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) January 16, 2019
First, we’ll go ahead and give them the extreme benefit of the doubt:
If this is a parody of hacky, lazy satire, then it’s pretty genius. https://t.co/lmlnaO1WBw
— Frank J. Fleming (@IMAO_) January 17, 2019
Elsewhere, the groans were audible, as were some crickets:
Seriously? A stable full of professional comedy writers and the best you can do is rip off the Chick-Fil-A cows? https://t.co/1vhGGQx6o0
— Hammerjack (@MarcGiller) January 17, 2019
— Wally Anderson (@dakotatreasure) January 17, 2019
High-quality comedy right there, folks. Promote the intern. https://t.co/BO4eldGzrY
— Paul Brian (@paulrbrian) January 17, 2019
This is not funny. Like, not at all.
— Christie (@RepRepublic) January 17, 2019
— NeverSaid"Hat" (@Popehat) January 17, 2019
Boy I miss Johnny Carson.
— Gulliver (@gehrigmantle) January 17, 2019
Come back Andy Borowitz, all is forgivenhttps://t.co/6PA0IvXJJU
— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) January 17, 2019
This is not really from The Late Show, is it?
— johncharles (@johncharles) January 17, 2019
— JWF (@JammieWF) January 17, 2019
When you think you’re funny but you’re really an idiot behind a blue check mark: https://t.co/i6i4YjP9qv
— Beth Baumann (@eb454) January 17, 2019
The real joke here is that you think this is comedy.
— NoOneOfConsequence (@StarDogCh4mpion) January 17, 2019
I’m old enough to remember when late night talk shows were funny.
— WIS?Act10 (@sebanzacty) January 17, 2019
Get it? https://t.co/r6KwyRACbA
— … (@jtLOL) January 17, 2019
Lol, isn’t “Dumb Republican President” a little early-2000s?
— Emma the Operatic Bot (@OperaticBot) January 17, 2019
If that came from the Kimmel show we might assume that Chuck Schumer wrote it.