Samantha Bee's message for liberals: Ivanka Trump is not your secret buddy

The "Full Frontal" host weighs in on the first daughter's recent White House promotion

By Alexandra Rosenmann
April 8, 2017 1:58PM (UTC)
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This article originally appeared on AlterNet.

AlterNet In January, Samantha Bee inducted President Donald Trump's adviser Kellyanne Conway to the “Great Feminists in Feminism Herstory Hall of Lady Fame." After Ivanka Trump's latest White House promotion, the "Full Frontal" host is ready to welcome a new entrant.

"Wishful thinkers are hoping [she'll be a] secret progressive buddy," Bee quipped. Indeed, some in the media have even suggested that the first daughter will make climate change her signature issue after meeting twice with Leonardo DiCaprio.


But as the "Full Frontal" host observes: "Meeting with Leo DiCaprio is not a sign that you care about climate change, it’s a sign that you were a teenager in the ‘90s."

As for Ivanka organizing a summit between her father and Al Gore, Bee is certain "she's not going to convince her dad climate change isn't a Chinese hoax."

The first daughter has also helped negotiate one of the Trump Organization's biggest deals, Trump Tower Baku in Azerbaijan—a partnership with the Mammadovs, one of the most corrupt families in the world.


Ivanka may be the "nicest, smartest, best-smelling Trump," Bee notes, but she's a "loyal Trump" eagerly "pushing her dad's dodgy agenda with a smile."

Toward the end of her monologue, Bee reminded viewers of Ivanka's infamous claim that the most important job a woman could have was being a mom.

“You know what another important job is?" Bee asked. "Working in the White House! Because when you work there, people need you to know what the f*ck you’re doing when you float your $500 billion childcare plan.”



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