Why Donald Trump has been bad for comedy

From Sunday Morning, 11:46 am on 6 December 2020
US President Donald Trump looks down during an event on lowering prescription drug prices in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on November 20, 2020.

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Donald Trump has been compulsive viewing for many people throughout the world over the course of his first and likely only term as US president. However, writer Joe Berkowitz argues he has been bad for comedy. Berkowitz joins the show to discuss how the incessant mocking of the 45th president stole comedy's thunder, and why he has just written a book about cheese.