I wasn’t entirely sure what to think when I heard journalist Bob Woodward had conducted hours of interviews with President Donald Trump in which Trump admitted to downplaying the threat of the coronavirus in order to avoid panicking the American people, among other things.
Thankfully, I remembered where the wise among us turn at discomfiting moments like this: our country’s conscience, Patton Oswalt.
Oswalt, the funnyman best known for voicing Remy the rat in “Ratatouille” and making fun of KFC’s Famous Bowls, also has political opinions, in case you haven’t listened to his entire comedy special.
His comedy is not particularly deep, mind you. In one famous routine, he compares George W. Bush and Dick Cheney to the Dukes of Hazzard, noting they would “jump the General Lee over the Bill of Rights” and saying that if the bar for impeachment was Richard Nixon or Bill Clinton, Bush should have