On Friday night, Stephen Colbert started off his show with a clip roasting Sarah Sanders for having same reaction to every news story.
“Breaking news,” the faux-anchor says in the sketch before reporting the indictment of Roger Stone. Afterwards, he immediately cuts to a video of Sanders’ reaction.
“This has nothing to do with the president,” Sanders is heard saying.
“Really, that’s surprising, they were associates for many years,” the anchor says.
The sketch then continues to another broadcast where he breaks the news of Trump’s inaugural committee being subpoenaed for potential corruption. Again, he immediately cuts to a clip of Sanders’ reaction.
“It doesn’t involve the president,” Sanders says. “It has nothing to do with the White House.”
The anchor then notes Trump’s name is “right in there!”
Finally, the sketch cuts to a future broadcast from April 2019, where he announces the breaking news that the White House has been subpoenaed for collusion.
“I’m talking about the actual building,” he stresses. And again, he immediately cuts to the reaction of Sarah Sanders.
She says, “This has nothing to do with the White House.”
“My God, C’mon!” the frustrated anchor yells in response. “White House is in the sentence! It’s in the sentence!
Now, this is completely uncalled for. Sanders is doing an excellent job as a press secretary in the White House and there is no need to roast her for it.
What are your thoughts?