Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Monday, May 20, 2019

Ukraine now has a new president, as Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn into office on Monday -- and the famous comedian immediately said one of his first actions will be to dissolve parliament.




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"Zelenskiy defeated incumbent Petro Poroshenko in a landslide 73% victory last month. It was a stunning result for the political novice, whose previous experience in government is almost entirely fictional: On Ukrainian TV, Zelenskiy is famous for playing a high school history teacher who is elected as Ukraine's president after a video of him ranting against the status quo goes viral.

In his inauguration address, Zelenskiy urged ministers and government officials to resign if they aren't willing to work for change. And he urged Cabinet leaders and others not to put his portrait on their office walls.

"I really do not want my pictures in your offices, for the President is not an icon, an idol or a portrait," he said. "Hang your kids' photos instead, and look at them each time you are making a decision."

We should be so lucky to have comedienne rather than the grotesque horror cartoon Pres we have.

#1 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-20 02:55 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

Sounds like what America needs.

Because it sure isn't Biden.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at 2019-05-20 04:01 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 3


Cartoon sheep who prefer Trump to Biden... and who love being sheared:


#3 | Posted by Corky at 2019-05-20 04:06 PM | Reply

He's making a joke.

#4 | Posted by Zed at 2019-05-21 07:57 AM | Reply

Sounds like what America needs.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at

#5 | Posted by Zed at 2019-05-21 07:58 AM | Reply

Sounds like what America needs.

#2 | Posted by SheepleSchism at

The American equivalent would be dissolving Congress.

I've been waiting for some Trumpite to say that.

Who supplied you with the meme?

#6 | Posted by Zed at 2019-05-21 08:00 AM | Reply

What I want to know is will he dissolve parliament in sulfuric acid or go all hulk on them and use hydrochloric?

#7 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2019-05-21 11:25 AM | Reply

Trump now has Zelenskiy Envy especially after he is impeached.

#8 | Posted by getoffmedz at 2019-05-21 11:52 AM | Reply

Yakov Smirnoff dissolved the Parliament? Russia, what a country.

#9 | Posted by CrisisStills at 2019-05-22 02:49 AM | Reply

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