Lincoln Project Trolls Trump's Balcony Stunt With Singalong 'Evita' Parody
Written by Huffingtonpost on October 7, 2020
President Donald Trump marked his return to the White Home on Monday from hospitalization for the coronavirus with a photo-op on the Truman Balcony ― a scene his critics likened to the long-lasting second from the musical “Evita.”
Now his critics on the best turned that comparability right into a music parody.
The Lincoln Mission ― a gaggle of never-Trump Republicans ― launched “Covita,” a parody primarily based on the musical’s showstopper:
The Lincoln Mission didn’t say who sang the monitor. Requested on Twitter, co-founder Rick Wilson responded: “I’ll by no means inform.”
Patti LaPone, who originated the function on Broadway and received a Tony as Eva Peron, weighed in on Trump’s balcony look a day earlier on social media.
“I nonetheless have the lung energy and I wore much less make-up,” she wrote on Twitter. “This revival is closing November third.”
The “Covita” video was considered one of a number of launched by The Lincoln Mission on Tuesday. The group additionally dropped a way more somber video on the toll of the an infection amid Trump’s persevering with efforts to downplay it:
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