At Media Dinner, Sen. Tim Scott And Rep. Cedric L. Richmond Make Race The Punchline
At media dinner, Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Cedric L. Richmond make race the punchline
Each year, at the annual Washington Press Club Foundation awards dinner, two members of Congress — typically one senator and one member of the House, of different parties, for balance — traditionally read joke-filled monologues with punchlines about wonky congressional stuff that are really funny if C-SPAN is your idea of must-see TV.
At Wednesday’s night dinner in the ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton hotel, headliners Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Rep. Cedric L. Richmond (D-La.) happened to be black men, and many of their jokes played on racial themes.
“With all that’s going on with law enforcement, I just …