November 14, 2016

Oh, my. Samantha Bee took on the news of whom Donald Trump is considering for his cabinet and White House advisors.

On Corey Lewandowski's departure from CNN last week, she wondered aloud why he felt the need to do that?

"Will a cranked-up buzz cut man accused of assaulting a reporter be the next press secretary? Who knows?," Bee mused. "Trump's so unpredictable he's just as likely to appoint a rabid possum in hopes it would bite Katy Tur."

"I mean sure, the possum's got no qualifications but she's loyal!" Bee added.

Moving on from the White House, Bee moved on to Trump's top choices for his cabinet.

"Some people say that Trump is deliberately floating the most outrageous names so that people will be relieved when his actual picks are slightly less awful," she mused, before landing on the name Sarah Palin as Secretary of the Interior.

After replaying Palin saying she'd get rid of the Interior position over and over, Bee observed, "We get it, Sarah. You can't hold down a job, unless it's the job of distracting everybody from the more traditionally terrible names on the list." Those names include Gov. Mary Fallin, Gov. Jan Brewer, Robert Grady, Harold Hamm, Forrest Lucas, Rep. Cynthia Lummis, and Donald Trump, Jr. in addition to Palin.

After hitting Myron Ebell, she hit Trump for choosing people with no relevant education or experience "beyond the qualification of being named Steve."

Next up, Ben Carson. Just watch. It's hilarious.

At the end, she offered some reassurances to those steadfast Trumpistas who cast their votes in faith that he would make America great hate again, by reminding them of his choices for Treasury. Jamie Dimon (JP Morgan), Steven Mnuchin (Goldman Sachs), and Lew Eisenberg (Goldman Sachs).

But no worries about the Wall Street guys, because Hillary gave a speech at Goldman Sachs, after all.

"Never mind, heartland populist. I'm sure those guys aren't important. Just ignore them. Enjoy the parade of misfits, deplorable, zealots and extremists who, come January could be packing their bags for the White House."

Make America Great Hate Again.

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