These are truly fascinating times we live in. So much that has been parodied on SNL and The Onion, for years on end, has come full-circle and become reality these last few years, to the point where satire has taken a major hit. SNL is not that funny anymore because, quite frankly, it feels like we’re living inside an SNL skit. The Onion has also faced major layoffs. not to mention filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. In other words, satire has fallen out of fashion because it is all-too-real in 2019.
And so, with all that being said, President Trump took to Twitter this morning to call out Spike Lee for putting a “racist hit” on him at the Academy Awards.
Lee’s speech, after being announced as the winner for Best Adapted Screenplay, urged Americans to vote wisely in the upcoming 2020 presidential election. “When we regain our humanity it will be a powerful moment,” Lee said. “The 2020 election is around the corner – let’s all mobilize and be on the right side of history. Make the moral choice between love versus hate.”
Trump hit back at Lee on Twitter, writing, “Be nice if Spike Lee could read his notes, or better yet not have to use notes at all, when doing his racist hit on your President, who has done more for African Americans (Criminal Justice Reform, Lowest Unemployment numbers in History, Tax Cuts,etc.) than almost any other Pres!”