On Wednesday night, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee addressed the renewed interest in how ICE treats families at the border—specifically, the practice of separating parents and children as an ineffective and hideously cruel “deterrent” to immigration.
After covering the history of throwing children in detention centers that look like dog pounds, a practice with roots that extend back to the Obama administration and beyond, Bee showed a recent tweet from Ivanka Trump which features her hugging her baby without any risk of being forcibly separated by the government. Ivanka has a long habit of tweeting tone deaf pictures of her family while the world is burning. One might even wonder if it’s purposeful?!
Anyway, Bee seems to think Ivanka might still give a crap about what happens to other people, and urges her to do something for those other people’s kids with some very strong language.
“Ivanka Trump, who works at the White House, chose to post the second-most oblivious tweet we’ve seen this week,” says Bee. “You know, Ivanka, that’s a beautiful photo of you and your child, but let me just say, one mother to another: Do something about your dad’s immigration practices, you feckless cunt! He listens to you! Put on something tight and low-cut and tell your father to fuckin’ stop it.”
Unsurprisingly, the use of “cunt” is not going over well:
According to The Wrap,
Aunt Lydia Sarah Huckabee Sanders is also condemning Samantha Bee, asking that Time Warner and TBS do something about all this:
“The language used by Samantha Bee last night is vile and vicious. The collective silence by the left and its media allies is appalling,” Sanders told TheWrap.
“Her disgusting comments and show are not fit for broadcast, and executives at Time Warner and TBS must demonstrate that such explicit profanity about female members of this administration will not be condoned on its network.”
With Roseanne’s recent cancellation because of its star and creator’s vile racism, we can expect this to become a WHOLE thing. Conservatives initially tried to get Bill Maher canceled (fine, take him!) following Roseanne’s disgrace, but Bee is a much better target as someone who people actually like.