The convention has barely begun, and comedians and pundits alike are already commenting on the insanity that will be the Republican National Convention this week.
Last night, dressed as the host of the Hungry for Power Games, Stephen Colbert stormed the stage and posted a picture in costume.
At the center of power at the RNC pic.twitter.com/R8kBtEI7Hq
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) July 17, 2016
There have been more than a few comments on the line-up and the "themes" for each night.
RNC Schedule: "Daily Themes and Headliners" pic.twitter.com/BkObTyklTU
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) July 17, 2016
The celebrity lineup for the RNC convention is basically everyone who blew their Sharknado audition.
— Richard Kadrey (@Richard_Kadrey) July 17, 2016
— Dino Grandoni (@dino_grandoni) July 18, 2016
When Donald Trump calls your wife ugly and accuses your dad of killing JFK and you speak at his convention anyway pic.twitter.com/ktssb9tq04
— Dan Amira (@DanAmira) July 14, 2016
If you look close, you can see the actual duct-tape holding Samantha Bee's head onto the bus.
— Stefan Becket (@becket) July 18, 2016
Speaking of interesting modes of transportation--check out this sweet truck.
— Mike Cernovich (@Cernovich) July 18, 2016
One of the stories out of the convention making news is that various things, including tennis balls and water-guns are banned, but actual guns aren't. Here's the complete list:
A reminder that the party of personal freedom bans whole fruit.
— People For Bernie (@People4Bernie) July 18, 2016
But what would a #hottake on the Republican Convention be without some Pokemon Go?
Golbat defends the Pokémon gym at the podium on the RNC convention floor pic.twitter.com/l3jJ7UMfLq
— Hunter Walker (@hunterw) July 15, 2016
This year Clint Eastwood's RNC speech will be delivered to a chair that appears empty but actually features two Pokemon.
— Conor Friedersdorf (@conor64) July 13, 2016