Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Resistance FRIDAY!

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Late Night Snark: Grass-stained Knees Edition

“Trump announced he will visit Puerto Rico next Tuesday and survey the storm damage. However, Trump may have to cancel depending on what happens on Monday Night Football.”

—Conan O’Brien

“Wow. What a conversation we’re having. Talking about black people and their owners and how they should be grateful for the privilege of working on a field. Who says Trump is taking us backward?”

—Samantha Bee

”Even NFL commissioner Roger Goodell denounced the president’s comments. And when you’ve lost the moral high ground to Roger Fucking Goodell, something is horribly wrong.”

—John Oliver

Via the Full Frontal folks, who “haven’t had to use the dry eraser since January 20.”

It’s wrong to do it in the streets; it’s wrong to do it in the tweets.

You cannot do it on the field; you cannot do it if you’ve kneeled.

And don’t do it if you’re rich, you ungrateful son of a bitch.

Because there’s one thing that’s a fact; you cannot protest while you’re black

—Trevor Noah

“Senate Republicans announced they will not hold a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after they were unable to secure enough support. Republicans plan to come back with a new plan where they just slash the tires on all the ambulances.”

—Seth Meyers

“As this point, the folks at the CBO must be so tired of analyzing healthcare bills that they’re just freeballing it. ‘What? A new bill? Yeah, let me run the numbers. Yeah, yeah—everybody dies.’”

—Stephen Colbert

“One of the two key Republican holdouts, Susan Collins, senator from Maine, said she would not support Graham-Cassidy. … Thank you, Senator Collins. Maine needs affordable health care more than almost any state because the sewers are filled with child-eating clowns.”

—Jimmy Kimmel

So…Jetsetgate expands to five cabinet members, one of whom (Tom Price) just quit in disgrace. NFL backlash is swift and brutal. Private email scandal widens. Bungled Puerto Rico hurricane relief effort continues to be bungled. Trumpcare dies a third death. Approval rating stuck in the mid-30s. And Tax plan rolls out with a thud. Bored with all the winning yet?

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