Madam Secretary

Comedians joke about Hillary Clinton’s elbow

Secretary Clinton has been working from home as she recovers from her broken elbow. With the date of her surgery still not determined, it’s unknown whether she’ll be traveling to Italy and Greece next week, as had been originally planned. Last night, comedians had plenty of jokes about Clinton’s elbow. (Quotes obtained from The Frontrunner ...

Secretary Clinton has been working from home as she recovers from her broken elbow. With the date of her surgery still not determined, it’s unknown whether she’ll be traveling to Italy and Greece next week, as had been originally planned.

Last night, comedians had plenty of jokes about Clinton’s elbow. (Quotes obtained from The Frontrunner via Nexis.)

David Letterman:

When he heard she broke her elbow, Rush Limbaugh sent over some painkillers. So she’s going to be fine.

Craig Ferguson:

Not such a great day for Hillary Clinton. She fell down, broke her elbow. … You know, Fox News is going to be all over this story. This proves the Democrats are weak. Reagan fell over 10 times, didn’t even break his hair.

Now the official report said that Hillary fell while she was walking to her car in the parking lot of the State Department. But Hillary likes to exaggerate, so she’s telling everybody it was sniper fire.

The Secret Service performed beautifully but they had to use the Jaws of Life to cut Hillary out of her pantsuit.

Jimmy Kimmel:

Our secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, is in a cast. She fell and fractured her elbow. Fortunately, her scowl broke the fall, so she is okay.

Secretary Clinton has been working from home as she recovers from her broken elbow. With the date of her surgery still not determined, it’s unknown whether she’ll be traveling to Italy and Greece next week, as had been originally planned.

Last night, comedians had plenty of jokes about Clinton’s elbow. (Quotes obtained from The Frontrunner via Nexis.)

David Letterman:

When he heard she broke her elbow, Rush Limbaugh sent over some painkillers. So she’s going to be fine.

Craig Ferguson:

Not such a great day for Hillary Clinton. She fell down, broke her elbow. … You know, Fox News is going to be all over this story. This proves the Democrats are weak. Reagan fell over 10 times, didn’t even break his hair.

Now the official report said that Hillary fell while she was walking to her car in the parking lot of the State Department. But Hillary likes to exaggerate, so she’s telling everybody it was sniper fire.

The Secret Service performed beautifully but they had to use the Jaws of Life to cut Hillary out of her pantsuit.

Jimmy Kimmel:

Our secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, is in a cast. She fell and fractured her elbow. Fortunately, her scowl broke the fall, so she is okay.

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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