Comedian says Marjorie Taylor Greene is ‘what a Waffle House sounds like at 3 am’ in backhanded compliment

The comedian joked that Congress could pay off the national deficit by giving the Georgia firebrand a swear jar

Kelly Rissman
Friday 14 June 2024 16:33 BST
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Radio host and comedian Charlamagne tha God tried to illustrate his point that Republicans know how to “talk like real people” by giving Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene a very backhanded compliment.

Democrats have a problem. It’s not their policies. It’s not their fundraising,” Charlamagne tha God claimed on Thursday’s episode of The Daily Show. “The problem they have is their messaging.”

After airing a few clips of Democrats’ bungled explanations of the importance of protecting reproductive rights, the comedian said: “Before Democrats even worry about explaining their side of an issue, they need to learn something more basic: how to talk like real people.”

The show then featured clips of “nut a** Republicans” not mincing their words.

“There were riots burning down the f***ing country over George Floyd,” Greene said in the clip. “And I’m sick and tired of the bulls*** annex I have to deal with constantly,” she said, apparently pointing to her office.

The comedian complimented her blunt language.

“I know Marjorie Taylor Greene is a Whole Foods Market. But that’s authentic. That’s real America,” Charlamagne tha God said. “That’s what a Waffle House sounds like at 3am. That’s making a scene at Ann Taylor Loft because you can’t make a return without your receipt.”

U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) gestures as people wait for Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump to attend a campaign event in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) gestures as people wait for Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump to attend a campaign event in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. (REUTERS)

The radio host also joked that Congress could pay off the deficit by giving the Georgia firebrand a swear jar.

To further illustrate his point, the late-night show aired a clip of Louisiana GOP Senator John Kennedy saying: “The Biden administration sucks.”

That was followed by snippets of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump discussing his opposition party: “They’re communists. They’re Marxists. They’re radical Democrats. They’re sick people.”

The comedian summarized his argument with yet another backhanded compliment: “Folks appreciate when someone sounds authentic — even when their ideas are terrible.”

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Earlier this week, Greene was as blunt as ever when she compared the former president to Jesus — since they are both convicted felons.

A jury found Trump guilty of 34 counts of falsifying business records in his hush money trial on May 31, when he made history as the first-ever former president to carry the label of “convicted felon.”

Greene, a Trump ally, rebranded the guilty verdict into something positive.

Speaking at a Las Vegas rally, she told the crowd: “The Democrats and the fake news media want to constantly talk about, ‘Oh, President Trump is a convicted felon.’” She continued: “Well, you want to know something? The man that I worship is also a convicted felon.”

Greene then called it a “bulls***” conviction.

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