Roseanne Barr, one of the most vocal celebrity Trump supporters, debuted a revival of her iconic sitcom “Roseanne” to a massive audience. But the liberal media is already flipping out that Trump-supporting characters could be portrayed sympathetically on TV.
CNN, which has been relentless in its opposition to Trump, published a nasty review of the rebooted sitcom, attacking the show’s political stance as “abrasive.”
“There’s nothing wrong with the notion that Roseanne Barr’s eponymous blue-collar character would support President Trump, as the comic herself has off screen,” wrote CNN columnist Brian Lowry. But ‘Roseanne’ seemingly veers out of its lane to gin up that dialogue, placing Roseanne at odds with her sister Jackie (Laurie Metcalf, who probably wishes this wasn’t the first place people see her after her Oscar-nominated turn in ‘Lady Bird’).”
Lowry continued, “Like everything else about the show, the politics thus feel more abrasive than clever. The one-liners fly fast and furiously, naturally, as the Conners deal with more mundane problems, such as their grown-up kids and grandchildren – Darlene (Sara Gilbert) is conveniently forced to move in with them – while glossing over that little matter of Dan (John Goodman) having, you know, died.”
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