Samantha Bee is always putting politicians in their place on her show but this week she had to focus on something closer to home. The Toronto-born television host called out her own television network, TBS, after they tweeted what many are calling a sexist attack on Hillary Clinton.
The network tweeted out a video called “The Call of the Wild” along with the caption “Move over Donkey! There’s a new mascot in town. … #ImWithHyena,” a play on Clinton’s “I’m with her” slogan. The video showed the Democratic nominee laughing with hyena calls added to the audio.
Bee wasn’t having it, using Hillary’s own famous words to fight the network.
“This post was obviously a poor attempt at humor and has been taken down,” the network has since said in a statement. “Moving forward we’ll leave political satire to professionals like Samantha Bee.”
I’m with Bee!