06:30 GMT22 October 2020
Listen Live
    Cartoons

    Blame It On The Bulb

    Cartoons
    Get short URL
    392
    Subscribe

    During the House Republican Conference Retreat Dinner in Fayetteville, North Carolina, US President Donald Trump decided to let his audience in on why his skin has such an orange glow: energy-efficient light bulbs (apparently)!

    Blame It On The Bulb

    It would appear Mariah Carey, who is “allergic” to fluorescent lights, is not the only public figure who is very particular about their lighting, because Trump took time out of his Thursday night retreat speech to express his own grievances about the energy-efficient lights versus old incandescent bulbs.

    "And I looked at it, the bulb that we're being forced to use. Number one to me, most importantly, the light's no good. I always look orange. And so do you. The light is the worst,” Trump said Thursday night, much to the delight of the crowd.

    Considering the current administration's rollback of Obama-era energy efficiency guidelines, perhaps the US president can take a page out of Mimi’s book and change his hue by traveling with his own lighting crew!

    Related:

    Pilot’s Coffee Spillage Forces Mexico-Bound Flight to Divert, Land in Ireland
    US ‘Immigration Restrictionism’ Endangers Societies on Both Sides of Mexico Border
    Videos: Swedish Activist Greta Thunberg Joins Climate Strike Outside White House
    ‘Did You Meet With Terrorists?’: Muslim New Jersey Mayor Detained for Hours by CBP
    Show Goes On: US Navy’s Truman Strike Group Deploys Without Aircraft Carrier
    Tags:
    Maryland, Baltimore, GOP, trump campaign, Washington, Department of Energy (DOE), US Department of Energy, lights, campaign rally, Donald Trump
    Community standardsDiscussion

    More cartoons

    • Dumb & Trumper
      Last update: 23:25 GMT 20.10.2020
      23:25 GMT 20.10.2020

      Dumb & Trumper

      US President Donald Trump is once again attacking the media, calling reporters “criminal” for not covering a recent story about his Democratic challenger Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, while also referring to CNN as “dumb bastards” for the network’s coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Rock ‘n’ Rolling Case Total
      Last update: 23:43 GMT 15.10.2020
      23:43 GMT 15.10.2020

      Rock ‘n’ Rolling Case Total

      US President Donald Trump's campaign played the ominous hit “In the Air Tonight” during a rally this week in Iowa, which has seen more than 103,000 COVID-19 cases.

    • Sickening Smooch
      Last update: 23:53 GMT 13.10.2020
      23:53 GMT 13.10.2020

      Sickening Smooch

      US President Donald Trump told his supporters during his first rally since his diagnosis and treatment for COVID-19 that he is now “immune” to the novel coronavirus, and that he wanted to give everyone in the crowd a “big fat kiss.”

    • Pink Eyes & Houseflies
      Last update: 21:47 GMT 08.10.2020
      21:47 GMT 08.10.2020

      Pink Eyes & Houseflies

      Nothing captured American’s attention more during the vice-presidential debate on Wednesday than US Vice President Mike Pence’s noticeably red eye and the massive housefly that landed on his head, as he answered questions and responded to his Democratic challenger, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).