Zach Galifianakis & Hillary Clinton
It’s been really confusing watching more people than I could have ever expected think that Zach Galifianakis really “took it to Hillary” and how he may have “signed his death warrant with this one” and other stuff.
It’s so obviously the other way around. The entire Between the Two Ferns bit was crafted to mollify people and make light of what are otherwise very serious offenses.
It goes right down to the Archetype of the Jester, being allowed to poke fun at the King to release some of the tension that may be building up in a society.
Don’t want to get that deep with it? Answer this then: Why would a person, who hasn’t had an open press conference in just under one full calendar year now, walk onto the set with Zach Galifianakis without it being a 100% controlled environment?