A mean-spirited late-night host is mocking a children's book simply because the authors are related to Vice-president Mike Pence.
Second-Daughter Charlotte Pence and her mom, Karen, wrote a kids book about Charlotte's pet rabbit, Marlon Bundo, who has become popular on social media. It's called, A day in the Life of the Vice President.
But late night television host John Oliver appears to believe that no one with the name Pence should be allowed out in public.
“I would love to say, ‘Fine, it's a fun, sweet book about a rabbit … Who gives a [expletive]?’” Oliver expressed on his show. “But unfortunately, one of the stops on that book tour is at Focus on the [expletive]-ing Family. So, congratulations, Pence, you've even managed to ruin Marlon Bundo.”
Not being content to just harangue the Pences with foul language, Oliver then decided to hit where he thought it would hurt the Pences most.
“We also wrote a book about Mike Pence's rabbit that has also been published,” the vitriolic host continued. “You'll notice right away that our rabbit has a bow tie, so there's that. Also, our story is about Marlon Bundo falling in love with another boy rabbit because our Marlon Bundo is gay.”
Focus on the Family Vice President Paul Batura says the ministry is honored to have the Pences stop by.
“I'm not shocked that late-night TV would spoof or would mock, but I think it sort of goes to a new low to do it with a children's book – to try and politicize something that's clearly positive and fun and innocent, really,” Batura shared.
Meanwhile, Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth insists that celebrating homosexuality has become the Holy Grail to the left.
“Ironically, they despise biblically faithful Christians, but they're more fundamentalist in their anti-faith than most Christians are with their faith,” LaBarbera insisted.
Shining above Oliver, Charlotte Pence is taking the high road. On her twitter feed, she has a picture of Marlon with a bow tie. On it, she wrote, “Not gonna lie, I do look pretty fly in a bow tie. The only thing better than one bunny book for charity is TWO bunny books for charity.”
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