Samantha Bee may have apologised to Ivanka Trump for calling her a “feckless cunt,” but Michelle Wolf has another insult to hurl at the president’s daughter. Or five.
As conservative U.S. politicians and commentators call for “civility” in response to Trump officials getting kicked out of restaurants, The Break host took time during Sunday’s show to refute the idea of holding back from insulting a politician.
Never one to shy away from direct, devastating roasts, Wolf took cues from the comments of Rep. Maxine Waters, who supported the public confrontation of Trump officials in Los Angeles, specifically using the word “harass.”
In a new segment dubbed “Mind Your Manners,” the comedian agreed with Waters, but said, “You can’t just casually harass these people, you have to insult them specifically.”
“You’re a cunt’ doesn’t hurt them. It’s on their vision board,” said Wolf, reminding viewers of the whole Samantha Bee debacle. “You have to make sure your words are life-alteringly hurtful. You gotta hit their deepest insecurities with the hot venom of a teenager from a broken home.”
“There’s an etiquette to everything, even crushing someone’s soul. When you make someone eat shit, feed it to them with the right fork.”
Wolf hurled some of this “hot venom” at a handful of White House officials, including EPA chief Scott Pruitt, secretary of education Betsy Devos, and counselor Kellyanne Conway, but took pointed aim at the Trump’s daughter and official adviser, Ivanka.
“If you see Ivanka on the street, first call her Tiffany. This will devastate her. Then, talk to her in terms she will understand. Say, ‘Ivanka, you’re like vaginal mesh. You were supposed to support women, but now you have blood all over you and you’re the center of a thousand lawsuits.’”
“Ivanka, you’re like that birth control pill Yaz,” she also said during the segment. “At first it seemed like it’d be really cool and helpful, but you need to be immediately recalled.”
But Wolf left the most concentrated venom for last. “Is your nickname herpes?” she asked of Ivanka. “Because you’re not necessarily the most dangerous person in the administration but you’re very unpleasant, totally incurable and you always show up when we’re about to get fucked.”