Tuesday, March 21, 2017

'Sesame Street' has brilliantly trolled Donald Trump for decades

It's always a sunny day when Sesame Street is trolling President Donald Trump. And though you might not realize it, the classic children's show has been poking fun at the business man turned leader of the U.S. for yearssss.

Way before Donald Trump was president, Sesame Street was there, trolling him long before any of us knew what we were in for. The show was ahead of its time, creating parody-inspired characters like Ronald Grump and Donald Grump as early as the 1980s.

While the nonprofit show is careful not to get too political with its programming, over the years Sesame Street has delivered some epic burns to Donald Trump, and in light of his recent plans to cut PBS funding — a network that re-airs Sesame Street episodes even though the show moved to HBO — we thought it would be a perfect time to revisit them. Read more...

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March 21, 2017 at 04:18AM

from Nicole Gallucci