Ex-‘Simpsons’ Writer Torches GOP For Stealing Trump Defense From Sideshow Bob

Convicted of a crime I didn’t even commit. Hah! Attempted murder? Now honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel Prize for attempted chemistry? Do they?


Oakley also wrote that the argument might sound good in Springfield, the fictional hometown of the Simpsons, because “the citizens of Springfield are, as a whole, dummies.” But out here in the real world?

“It’s hard to believe that the Sideshow Bob defense of Trump will be long-lived, as it fails to stand up to even the slightest scrutiny,” wrote Oakley. “It is literally a joke.”

Plus, the GOP is already moving on to a new argument: that Trump was simply trying to fight corruption.

“‘Oh come on now, that’s too much. People won’t seriously fall for that,’ Sideshow Bob might reply,” Oakley wrote. “And then, with an evil gleam in his eye: ‘…Will they?’”

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