White House Correspondents' Dinner meltdown: Media just took a big hit, Varney says

It’s come to this: a so-called comedian, is invited to insult the president. Invited by the White House Correspondents’ Association, no less. She did not disappoint.

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Michelle Wolf offered vulgar jokes about the president, and then attacked Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders in personal terms. Since when has it been okay to make cheap jokes about a woman's appearance? Ms. Wolf even speculated about a tree falling on Kellyanne Conway … “I’m not suggesting she get hurt, just stuck," she said. That was supposed to be a joke. There was no laughter.

Today, the White House Correspondents’ Association is trying to walk away from Ms. Wolf, saying she was invited to deliver a "unifying" message. Rubbish. You got what you wanted. And now you look bad!

This is Trump Derangement Syndrome. The media so hates the president that they're prepared to sit through this kind of un-funny and disgusting spectacle. But here's the reality: the media just took a big hit. Their bias is just so obvious.

Earlier, the Democrats' "resistance" policy took a hit too. Democrat Sen. John Tester made outrageous accusations against Dr. Ronny Jackson – un-proven allegations – but he made them anyway. Character assassination. Dr. Jackson withdrew as a candidate to run the VA Department, but the "resistance" has been shown for what it is: Trump Derangement Syndrome. Irrational. And harmful to the country. Sen. Tester is up for re-election.

So here we are, with a flourishing economy at home, and significant progress abroad. And the left is turning up the hate-dial. I think they know they've overdone it.