Oh, please, please, please let Obama win the Emmy he’s been nominated for. Trump will lose his mindJuly 17, 2022
In fact, you’ll likely remember this alarmingly prescient exchange between Hillary Clinton and Trump during their third presidential debate. After Clinton ticks off the numerous things Trump has claimed were “rigged” against him—including the Iowa caucus and Wisconsin primary—Trump betrays his bitter anger over never having received an Emmy, brusquely declaring, “Should have gotten it.”
So what if former President Obama—whom Trump hates more than puppies and green leafy vegetables—wins the Emmy he was just nominated for?
Former president Barack Obama can now add Emmy nominee to his list of accomplishments. On Tuesday, Obama snagged his first nomination in the Outstanding Narrator category for his work in the Netflix series Our Great National Parks.
The 60-year-old was nominated in the category along with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil War), David Attenborough (The Mating Game), W. Kamau Bell (We Need to Talk About Cosby) and Lupita Nyong’o (Serengeti II).
Ooh, most of those nominees are Black—so Trump will likely go ballistic regardless. Fun!
So get your popcorn ready, folks! No, not for the Emmys themselves. Who watches that? But you will need a Costco pallet of Orville Redenbacher’s to sustain yourself throughout the duration of Trump’s fustian meltdown if Obama actually takes home the hardware.
And since Obama already has two Grammys, an Emmy win would put him well on the way to a coveted EGOT—whereas Trump is halfway toward sharing a Moscow studio apartment with an incontinent Igor.
Congratulations, Obama! Let’s hope you win—for your sake and ours.
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