The Democratic National Convention was brutally mocked online on Monday night during the event’s opening night as many commentators panned it as boring, cringeworthy, and obscene.
Former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson wrote: “I wanted to like it. I really did, I promise I did.”
Left-wing political commentator Timothy Burke wrote: “I don’t think the broadcast networks were prepared for convention programming that didn’t have ten-minute breaks between each appearance. They’re all doing analysis nobody wants.”
Washington Post columnist Josh Rogin tweeted: “The cheesy videos that used to be the space fillers in the convention have become the convention.”
New York Times reporter Astead Herndon wrote: “not a policy in sight just vibes.”
The Blaze Managing Editor Leon Wolf wrote: “This is one of the worst things that’s ever been on television.”
Washington Examiner columnist Becket Adams wrote: “this Democratic convention is like a more depressing version of the Jerry Lewis Labor Day telethon, and that involved kids with muscular dystrophy.”
RealClearPolitics Senior Writer Mark Hemingway wrote: “Allowing Cuomo to blame the Federal government for New York’s coronavirus problems is some chutzpah.”
Free Beacon Executive Editor Brent Scher commented on one of the guests who came on and pretty much pinned her father dying from COVID-19 on President Donald Trump.
“Holy s**t this woman roasting her dead dad going to a karaoke bar,” Scher wrote. “These people…”
Political commentator Mike Cernovich wrote: “DNC production values just aren’t what they were before Harvey Weinstein went to prison.”
Cernovich added: “1,700 live viewers of DNC convention even with a link from Joe Biden’s twitter account. If cable news didn’t cover this convention, it wouldn’t exist.”
Political commentator Noah Pollak wrote: “this music vid is crying out for live commentary by Beavis & Butthead”
RealClearNews reporter Philip Wegmann commented on a video from Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s Twitter account that praised New York Democrat Governor Andrew Cuomo’s “leadership” during the pandemic.
“Biden thanks Cuomo,” Wegmann said. “The AP recently estimated that New York nursing home is closer to 11,000 not New York’s reported 6,600.”
Federalist co-founder Sean Davis commented on the same video, writing: “Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus nursing home orders killed 4x as many New Yorkers as 9/11. Pass it on.”
Progressive journalist Jordan Chariton called out remarks made by Michigan Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer, writing: “What @GovWhitmer left out about the auto bailout under @BarackObama @JoeBiden ; the economy was in ruins bc of the 2008 financial crash…. Which happened because @BillClinton , Democrats (and Biden) deregulated Wall St in the 90….