August 8, 2019

On Full Frontal, Samantha Bee focused on Mitch McConnell this week.

"After Mitch McConnell repeatedly blocked election security bills hashtag Moscow Mitch began trending on Twitter this week. Mitch McConnell has finally brought more shame to the state of Kentucky than Rick Pitino," Samantha Bee said.

She sent correspondent Alana Harkin to check in with "some actual Kentuckians" to see what they think Mitch McConnell. No one she talked to liked him.

"Turns out Kentucky is hungry for a senator whose sole job isn't grinding democracy to a halt," Bee said.

"What kind of Democrat has a fighting chance against the angel of legislative death?" she said, introducing Amy McGrath. "Maybe this kind of Democrat."

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Discussion

We are currently migrating to Disqus

On May 14, 2022, we started migrating our comments from Insticator back to Disqus. During this transition period, some posts will have Insticator and some Disqus. For more information on the transition, as well as information regarding old C&L accounts, please see this post.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.