Samantha Bee Rips Dana Loesch, NRA On Being ‘Completely Silent’ On Maria Butina: ‘I Dare You’ to Say Something
On Wednesday night, Samantha Bee had some harsh words for the NRA and its spokeswoman Dana Loesch on the recent revelations of criminally-charged Russian agent Maria Butina and her involvement with their organization.
Bee began by saying unlike sexy Russian spies in movies, Butina has proven that it is “extremely easy” to convince Americans to “compromise themselves.” She then explained to her audience that she allegedly used her pro-gun group to infiltrate the GOP and NRA and her boss Alexander Torshin was accused of funneling Russian money into the NRA to push a pro-Russian agenda.
“Fun stuff!” Bee sarcastically exclaimed.
She mocked Butina’s “disdain” for maintaining her relationship with a GOP operative Paul Erickson.
“This is why Russia hates America,” Bee reacted. “When their spies go to England, they sleep with Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan. But when they come here, they have to do collusion with Kevin from Dunder Mifflin.”
Bee then went after the NRA and their “shiny-haired panic button” Dana Loesch for making videos “specifically designed to divide Americans.”
She played clips of Loesch’s more notable TV spots.
“Damn! Dana Loesch makes a bunch of people with pussyhats look like Vietnam!” Bee exclaimed. “Look, I never thought I’d have to say this to another woman, but maybe calm down and smile more.”
Bee blasted Loesch and the NRA for being “completely silent” on their involvement with Maria Butina and Alexander Torshin. And in order to talk to them “in a way they’d understand,” she delivered an NRA-style message to them.
“I dare you to make a comment. I challenge you to tell me how it’s American for the NRA to take money from foreign agents who want to see our democracy burn,” Bee said to the NRA while impersonating Loesch. “And also, Dana, I dare you to get bangs. Change it up. You do want to be a star, right? You’re the NRA’s spokesperson, so start spoking.”
Watch the clip above, via TBS.
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