+1 RT : "I survived the Donna Edwards speech of 2014" ?
— Ed Henry (@edhenry)
At the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner Wednesday night, tweeters on hand reported that Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Mass.) tried her hand at comedy, and apparently failed miserably:
I am hurting for Donna Edwards right now at the . Standup comedy is hard.
— Michael Rose (@dcmichaelrose)
The silence / awkward chuckles are deafening.
— Emily Cahn (@CahnEmily)
That Edwards speech was just….. I don't know. So painful
— Jessica Taylor (@JessicaTaylor)
I'm wondering if Donna Edwards could have made this crowd more uncomfortable by just like taking her clothes off or something. Not likely.
— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm)
Let’s not judge too quickly. How about an example of one of the jokes first:
: we want to make sure that every american has access to free birther control
— Jay Newton-Small (@JNSmall) @mikememoli
Sen. Jeff Flake had some advice for Rep. Edwards:
Embrace the flop!
— Patricia Zengerle (@ReutersZengerle)
The only positive reviews for Rep. Edwards came for this “Scandal” parody video which was played at the beginning of her sppech:
Donna Edwards' "Scandal" parody at
— E McMorris-Santoro (@EvanMcSan) Nancy Pelosi-style