Why go to the crowded well of established comedians and places like Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central and the like for jokes/satire about the largest fish-in-a-barrel political landscape America has ever seen for mocking when you can go to the source itself: retired United States Air Force Colonel and current U.S. Republican Senator representing the great state of South Carolina, Lindsey Graham!
He’s got wisecracks and knee-slappers to spare, apparently, and he threw a bunch of them out there for the crowd to gobble up Thursday night, all hot and spicy, too.
Hillary Clinton wasn’t off limits. His own political party wasn’t off limits. Even murdering presidential hopeful and fellow senator Ted Cruz wasn’t off limits.
No, seriously, check it out:
And just in case you’re reading this post while sitting in a church pew or in the midst of checking out Tropic of Capricorn at the public library, here’s the gist of the bloody Ted Cruz quip:
Sen Graham at the #WPCFDinner: "If you kill Ted Cruz on the floor of the Senate, and the trial is at the Senate, no one will convict you."
— Frank Thorp V (@frankthorpNBC) February 26, 2016
— Jennifer Bendery (@jbendery) February 26, 2016
By the way, when you look up Lindsey Graham on Google, this is what comes up:
Maybe. No. South Carolina. No.