Michelle Wolf’s scorching WHCD routine draws polarized reactions

Michelle Wolf’s scorching WHCD routine draws polarized reactions

Comedian Michelle Wolf didn’t just roast the Trump administration and the journalists who cover it at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner on Saturday night — she burned them to a crisp. So it’s no surprise that her no-holds-barred 20-minute routine met with polarizing reactions, inside the Beltway and beyond.

To some journalists, the gala reflected poorly on them and their profession. “If the #WHCD dinner did anything tonight, it made the chasm between journalists and those who don’t trust us, even wider,” tweeted Associated Press reporter Meg Kinnard. “And those of us based in the red states who work hard every day to prove our objectivity will have to deal with it.”

Peter Baker of the New York Times (wh

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