‘Terry? How Do You Do That?’

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Jon Stewart marvels at Terry McAuliffe’s fantastical refusal to confront reality. “Kiss my ass, Barack,” Terry says, and a bunch of other comical things. Will Terry McAuliffe look back on these last days of the campaign and feel ashamed of his terrible buffoonery? Probably not, because he will be drunk on Puerto Rican rum. [The Daily Show]

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  • edgydrifter

    “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” Terry, meet Joseph. Joseph, meet Terry. The two of you should get along like peas in a pod.

  • metropolitan

    hey, hillary won, let terry mcauliffe enjoy his day in the sun.
    if they let obama join the ticket as VP i’m sure terry will apologize for any nasty comments he might have made to make the new guy feel allright.

  • AngryBlakGuy

    …I think the DNC should start support groups for Hill-tards, they should be based on AA meetings!

    “Hello my name is Harriet Christian and I’m a Hillary supporter”

  • wallythepug

    Terry will soon be moving to Mexico to run a taco stand.

  • NotUrEvryDayWEzl

    Later in the same show, David Sedaris was talking about his new book, When You Are Engulfed in Flames. A must read for the Hilz campaign, especially Terry, after their meth lab blows up.

  • sweetladyirony

    If I ever get fired from my job and evicted on the same day, I really want some stock of whatever he’s on- he makes failure look so zesty and fun!

  • ManchuCandidate

    Terry downs some Drinks
    Baacardi Gold makes him say
    Kiss my ass Barack

  • Sussemilch

    Because we need a winning candidate who’s losing to handle a mission accomplished that failed.

  • AngryBlakGuy

    …I don’t know who I hate more at this point: Terry “Over Exaggerator” McCauliffe, Harold “Disingenuous” Ickes or Mark “I have my own gravitational field” Penn!?!? I think all of them should be beaten with a foot long dildo!!!

  • WonksRunAmuck

    “What about Hillary?” Yes, Terry…what ABOUT Hillary?

  • ReelectTilden

    [re=6477]wallythepug[/re]: There’s always money in the taco stand?

  • Weasel

    Happier than you and me.

  • Johnny_Zhivago

    Settlement Agreement:

    – Hillary gets a seat on the Supreme Court or Ambassadorship to any country with a population less than 10 million
    – Chelsea gets a White House wedding
    – Everyone who donated to the campaign gets a coupon good for a free meal at Burger King, with the purchase of an equal or more expensive meal.
    – Bill gets to go on an extended eight year USO tour with NFL cheerleaders

  • Darehead

    “‘What is optimism?’, said Cacambo. ‘Alas!’ said Candide, ‘it is the mania of maintaining that everything is well when we are wretched.'”

    Voltaire, _Candide_, Chapter 19

  • choinski

    You see, when I saw him doing that for the first time I thought, “Gee, does Jon Stewart really supply his guests with Coke in the greenroom? “

  • Godless Liberal *

    I could accept this if he were just touting the official campaign line. And, you know, he is because he hasn’t written a new line yet. But I’m beginning to think he seriously believes what he is saying, and that is the saddest thing ever.

    Last night when he was pumping up the crowd before Hillary spoke, he actually introduced her (an hour after she was the one who didn’t clinch the nomination) as the next President of the United States. And he did it without a trace of irony. I want to know how he did it.

  • Lascauxcaveman

    [re=6481]ManchuCandidate[/re]: Hillary failure haiku? Have I been missing out on a new meme?

  • madirishman

    Sounds like McAuliffe took my advice and chugged that bottle of Bacardi. The fact that he’s still conscious (and raving like a lunatic), however, indicates a high tolerance brought about by raging alcoholism. The man is obviously suffering from psychotic dementia. Somebody get this man into detox–fast!

  • DoctorCulturae

    This is all about bullying the context. What a great thing for a statesperson to do. Imagine how the next great leaders will be respectful of collectively decided democratic processes. Imagine how young people will idealize this process. Imagine how women who follow will have to deal with this kind of divine-right bullying. Gore “won” the popular vote too, but he didn’t squat in his office as VP and say no, you need to respect the people who voted for me. McAuliffe is Harold Hill in Music Man teaching us by the think method. This is a public passive aggressive tsunami of emotional blackmail. Note McA’s sigh after Stewart says “masks a huge sadness.” It was the only real moment in the interview.

  • ManchuCandidate

    I hope not. Just expanding my repertoire. A man can not snark on “pithy” comments and song parodies alone.

  • DoctorCulturae

    Also, they gotcha-ed AP with the contradictory stories to maintain the narrative that the MSM is against them. “See, you got that wrong too.” I”m telling you, they got more up their sleeve. Barry’s got to watch his back.

  • General_Tso

    Hillary’s camp keeps saying they won the popular vote — that argument really worked out great for President Gore… oh, wait…

  • MoodProcessor

    The next Hillary Supporters Anonymous meeting, Mondale Hall, St. Jude’s CS:

    Newb – “Hi, my name is Chels….um, I mean, Shelly. My mom, I mean my friend’s mom, is Hillary Clinton.”

    Group, “Hi Shelly.”

    Shelly, “Please don’t tell my friend’s mom I was here.”

    Guy in back, “We like your hair.”

  • roundofapplause

    I am reminded of the Black night in Monty Python’s Search for the Holy Grail

  • MoodProcessor


    Bacardi and coke
    Burn my throat and my sinus
    Somebody shoot me

  • Lord Humungus

    So I missed Morning Joe this morning. Did Terry get tanked with Mika? I mean, more than he already was?

  • shortsshortsshorts

    So when will Barry finally throw in the towel?

  • CthuNHu

    [re=6491]Godless Liberal *[/re]: Sub-par actors study their lines when they’re given a role, so they know what to say.

    Run-of-the-mill actors study the character’s motivation, so they know how to act.

    McAuliffe undergoes an absolute religious conversion to the core belief system of whatever character he’s assigned that morning. From the grave, Stanislavsky bows to him.

  • thursdaynext27

    Watching the trainwreck on TDS last night, I came up with another reason why HRC shouldn’t be president: ‘Chief of Staff Terry McAuliffe.’

    This man shouldn’t allowed anywhere near the White House.

  • fem

    [re=6555]thursdaynext27[/re]: Obviously shooting for Press Secretary.

  • edgydrifter

    Believe it or not
    he’s lying on air
    never thought he could fib so easily

    Lying away
    on a wing and a prayer
    Who could it be?
    Believe it or not–Hillary!

  • Cicada

    Maybe Hilz should stay in ’till Denver, just so we can watch McAuliffe, Ickes, et al get loonier and loonier. They could start their own streaming webcast and call it “Schadenfreund TV”.

  • edgydrifter

    I should have included this in my last post. Dude even looks the part:

    Terry McAuliffe

  • Tawmn

    This is that river in Egypt.

  • Tits_LaRue

    I think the problem here is: not enough rum.

  • shitty pitty

    I always thought he was kind of a douche but I can’t help but wanna do shots with this guy now. Damn you Daily Show, you make these tools look so … human.

  • Gopherit v2.0

    Boy, if this is his denial phase, can’t wait to see the fireworks during the anger.

  • Walnuts!

    Baghdad Bob is back!

  • Sasquatch

    What a deluded windbag.

  • Tzepish

    [re=6474]metropolitan[/re]: Wow, who knew Terry himself was a Wonkette reader?