It’s been over two weeks since Kevin McCarthy was (lastly) elected speaker of the home after the longest contest to a speaker election in additional than 150 years — and Web sensation Randy Rainbow isn’t fairly prepared to maneuver on from that bit of reports.
On Monday (Jan. 23), Rainbow posted his newest parody video “Speaker of the House,” wherein the star lampoons the embattled GOP chief for his repeated failures to get elected — and the concessions he needed to make to lastly get the job achieved.
Beginning off as a lot of Rainbow’s parodies do, the video opens with Rainbow conducting a faux interview with the chief, introducing him as “barely elected Speaker of the Home, Kevin McF—head.” Because the comic begins to concurrently query and roast McCarthy (together with ingesting from a mug with a chunk of paper studying “you’re a dumba–” taped to it), the music begins to kick in, main us to a different track from the viral star.
Performing to the tune of “Grasp of the Home” from the seminal Broadway musical Les Miserables, Rainbow holds nothing again when referring to McCarthy as a “slimy, climby man-boy” and a “power-hungry whore,” whereas ensuring to rub the politician’s nostril in his latest pyrrhic victory. “Speaker of the home/ Crafty little chap/ Covetous, conservative and filled with crap,” he sings. “Thirsty as a fish/ Fast to compromise/ Solely took the motherf—er 15 tries.”
However Rainbow’s barbs are usually not solely reserved for McCarthy — the singer additionally takes time to go after a few of McCarthy’s opponents, his allies and different much-discussed members of the GOP. “[Lauren] Boebert doesn’t even know what state she’s from/ Marjorie [Taylor Green]’s a large number/ Matt [Gaetz]’s a ticking bomb/ [George] Santos says he’s Ariana Grande’s mother,” he sings.
Lastly bringing the track to its exacerbated conclusion, Rainbow delivers a closing “toast” to McCarthy: “Woman, I provide you with another week/ Everyone carry a cheek to the speaker of the home.”
The video comes simply forward of the 2023 Grammy Awards on Feb. 5, the place Rainbow’s debut studio album A Little Brains, A Little Expertise is nominated for best comedy album in opposition to enormous opponents like Dave Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan and Louis C.Okay.
Take a look at Randy Rainbow’s full video for “Speaker of the Home” above.