When Jon Stewart devotes this much time to a non-prime-time program on Fox, you know without a doubt, the show is good and it’s in-the-face of the progressive agenda. Samantha Bee, who ‘performs’ the skit, wisely leaves out Kimberly Guilfoyle, although I stayed with it solely to see what they did with her. She is a co-host and a regular, and she’s tough. She and Bolling carry the show, in my opinion, with “rebellicious” Gutfeld deftly adding color. Maybe the threat of long-term, daily blowback from attorney Guilfoyle is too much for Bee, who also skipped Andrea Tantaros, perhaps for the same reasons. Bob Beckel gets the ‘best line,’ of course he does. It starts off slowly. Stay with it.
By the way, I didn’t think The Five would make it. I wanted Eric Bolling and Judge Andrew Napolitano to host in that time slot, and I still want ‘The Judge’ to have a good hour somewhere in the Fox lineup, but I love The Five. I wasn’t keen on Kimberly but it didn’t take long to see savvy wit nail serious discussions over and over — something that didn’t come through to me when she appeared in two-minute takes, if that, as an analyst on various shows. She soooooo deserves more than Geraldo where she started. She’s a hoot and smart to boot. H/T Breitbart
The Daily Show Mock of The Five with Samantha Bee (video)
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