Sarah Cooper’s latest Trump lip-synch unpicks some prime presidential balderdash
One of the silver linings of terrible leadership has been the comedy created in response to it, and Sarah Cooper‘s “How to” lip-synchs are a perfect example of that.
This week, Donald Trump brought the press to the White House rose garden for what turned out to be a long, rambling campaign speech, including this:
Folks, the president is unwell. pic.twitter.com/qet3rx1tsK
— Charlie Sykes (@SykesCharlie) July 15, 2020
What in the holy fuck is he even talking about here? I think I have a brain bleed from trying to decipher this shit. My god.
— CrustyWearsAGoddamnMask (@jelly_snatch) July 15, 2020
Sarah bravely rose to the challenge of trying to unpick the bones of that, and this is the brilliant result.
How to immigration policy pic.twitter.com/qxjmIXPZkL
— Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) July 15, 2020
Here are a few of the reactions we thought best reflected the overall response.
The best thing about Sarah Cooper’s works is that now, when I hear Donald Trump’s voice, I instantly imagine her face. https://t.co/XNsFGXjcj7
— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) July 16, 2020
I don’t know how or why but after viewing this, I now (somehow) actually understand this speech better.
— Elie Honig (@eliehonig) July 15, 2020
I mean dear gawd @sarahcpr – you are just phenomenal!!!!!
Watching you is literally the only way I can stand to hear his voice. You are amazing. Perfect. Impeccable. https://t.co/Du14GD40C2
— Meredith Salenger (@MeredthSalenger) July 16, 2020
Sarah is BRILLIANT! https://t.co/UJo2ZXhT8J
— Sally Field (@sally_field) July 16, 2020
How does this bit just get sharper? She's defying comedy gravity. https://t.co/29TD1t8Fcr
— Schooley (@Rschooley) July 15, 2020
This reaction – unfortunately – sums up how we feel when we see these lip-synchs and Michael Spicer‘s Room Next Door sketches.
— Brooke Smith (@Iam_BrookeSmith) July 15, 2020