There's a certain frustration in being incredulous.
Or at least initially there is.
The trick is to turn that frustration into comedy by lampooning the people that generated the incredulity.
On Thursday, I was incredulous at attempts to spin James Comey's testimony as something that "vindicated" Donald Trump.
I was especially appalled by the contention that Senator Jim Risch's absurdly disingenuous line of questioning with regard to Donald Trump telling Comey he "hopes" the FBI will let the Flynn investigation drop, somehow "proved" that Trump didn't obstruct justice. If you haven't seen that clip, you really should watch it.
But circling back, you have to be able to turn incredulity into comedy. Because if you are incredulous about something, it necessarily means that you believe someone else has said something so stupid that it eludes attempts to explain it - "there are no words," so to speak. But if you can find the words, the result is usually comedy gold.
If, on the other hand, you can't find the words, it usually means that you were wrong to be incredulous and that you are in fact the stupid one. That's why Donald Trump can't turn his incredulity about separation of pow
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