As Twitchy told you, Ariel Dumas, who makes a living as a writer for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” found herself in scalding hot water for this tweet about Brett Kavanaugh:
— Princess Consuela Banana-Hammock aka Kimberly (@conkc2) October 7, 2018
Apparently we were supposed to feel sorry for her or something:
The last couple of weeks have been hard for the country and for me personally. The complexity of frustration, anger and sadness can’t be accurately conveyed on twitter, and I regret my tone-deaf attempt at sarcasm in the wake of it.
— Ariel Dumas (@ArielDumas) October 7, 2018
It was tone-deaf, all right. But it wasn’t sarcasm. A good comedian knows the difference between “sarcasm” and straight-up garbage. Which would certainly explain why Jimmy Kimmel writer Bess Kalb is defending Dumas:
Yeah, no one — men or women — is “scared sh*tless,” Bess. Dumas’ “comedy,” much like your own, is just bad.
"funniest writers working today"
Street hot dog vendor just endorsed scrapple https://t.co/WVzy4rkA9p
— Still Cranky (@StillCrankyAF) October 8, 2018
Snort. But wait … it gets even better:
If anyone in any way financially punishes @ArielDumas for a clearly facetious joke about a man WHO HAD BEEN SWORN IN AS A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE, they will be met with a fire and fury from her fellow female comedy writers like they have never seen.
— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) October 8, 2018
— Federalist Musket 🇺🇸 (@Patriot_Musket) October 8, 2018
Both fire and fury!? Wow!!
— Josh Moore (@NarrowTheRoad) October 8, 2018
Watch out now. This no name is acting tough.
— 4th Point of Contact🇺🇸 (@Sunny82nd) October 8, 2018
Where are our boots? We need to put them on so we can commence quaking in them.
Now that's funny.
— Jack Herman (@Jack_Ham79) October 8, 2018
wooo…What are y'all gonna do?? Stop telling bad jokes??
— FLG8R74 (@fedup16530993) October 8, 2018
Women telling jokes scares men? I thought the point was to attempt to be funny. I know that comedy writers rarely hit that mark these days, but still…
I'm sure men everywhere are awaiting the joke assault from angry female comedy writers with fear & trembling. SMDH pic.twitter.com/BZKlN8vXPY
— B(oof) J Bear King 🐻 (@bnlking) October 8, 2018
Because if anyone knows about throwing a tantrum, saying dumb things, then locking and deleting to protect her job, it's Bess. https://t.co/VXL5bmUiW9
— Ordy's Amish Pumpkin Spice Butter (@OrdyPackard) October 8, 2018
Ouch. But that’s not even the most painful retort to Bess; this
I mean female comedy writers were pretty uniformly against Kavanaugh and Trump and they're both in office
— Chris Reisine 👻 (@dedrion99) October 8, 2018