Something called “The Democratic Coalition” is taking themselves and their roles in the as-yet-to-happen impeachment inquiry very seriously. They are unleashing an internet “rapid response” force made up of celebrities and other people who have too much time on their hands.
As President Donald Trump attacks House Democrats heading an impeachment inquiry of him, The Democratic Coalition is countering with a new “Impeachment Task Force” studded with liberal celebrities to protect lawmakers seeking to hold Trump “accountable for his betrayal of America.”
The task force, designed to lead rapid response to Trump during the impeachment inquiry, has confirmed members including comedian Rosie O’Donnell; actors Tom Arnold, Ron Perlman and George Takei; and actresses Debra Messing and Alyssa Milano, The Democratic Coalition’s co-founder Scott Dworkin told Newsweek. The task force launched a fundraising effort and basic plan on Thursday. The group has already started meeting and is set to go live with its website next week.
It aims to utilize The Democratic Coalition’s massive social media following to protect House Democrats in the front lines of the impeachment inquiry on Trump.
Well, that’s certainly impressive. Every foul-mouthed, mentally unstable celebrity who has been making a case to be involuntarily committed to a mental institution for the last three years is now the official lunatic social media team for House Democrats.
You’re off the hook, AOC!
A veritable “Who’s Who” of people you’ve never heard of have signed on as well:
Other confirmed famous task force members are musician Stefan Lessard, authors Grant Stern and Lea Black and former tennis player Martina Navratilova. Celebrities in the left-wing movement The Resistance and VoteVets will be involved, as well as former FBI assistant director Frank Figliuzzi, former federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti, former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, former congressman David Jolly, gun control activist Fred Guttenberg, patient advocate Peter Morley and progressive activist and lawyer Ady Barkan.
Famous task force members? Lighten up Francis.
An online response team like this is nothing new in the still-young social media era. The celebrities Dworkin is deploying here are what make it so mock-worthy.
Perlman can’t write half of a sentence without using seventeen expletives. I’m no language scold, mind you, Perlman just isn’t very creative about it. Tom Arnold always appears to be fueled by something that first got into his veins in the late 1980’s. Alyssa Milano is an ongoing Twitter cry for help. And Rosie is just, well, Rosie.
Brag about your grassroots volunteers all you want, but don’t trot out a carnival freak-show of rabidly-frothing celebrities to make the case that you’re the sane alternative for the country.
No word yet from Dworkin as to whether Stacey Abrams will eventually join the task force and declare that she is, in fact, the real President of the United States.
PJ Media Associate Editor Stephen Kruiser is the author of “Don’t Let the Hippies Shower” and “Straight Outta Feelings: Political Zen in the Age of Outrage,” both of which address serious subjects in a humorous way. Monday through Friday he edits PJ Media’s “Morning Briefing.”