The Mooch moves on from WH

Published 8:21 am Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Late night television got shortchanged — just 11 days of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director.

He was too-good-to-be-true for comedy writers, revealing two weeks ago in a profanity-laced tirade that was on the record with a reporter that he had a unique way of communicating.

Scaramucci made quite a splash during his short time on the job, helping oust White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, which led to the appointment of new chief of staff, former Gen. John Kelly, who in turn led to the ouster of Scaramucci on Monday.

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The twisted drama is so unusual that one could think it scripted as some type of Donald Trump reality show we are all a part of, if that didn’t seem too far-fetched.

Or is it?

President Trump had clearly grown weary of Priebus but needed a way to get him out. Enter Scaramucci, who goes on a quick political hatchet mission before he’s out.

Job done.

Only late-night television will suffer from Scaramucci out. He was hardly the makings of White House political savvy. Now, we must hope that the arrival of former Gen. Kelly achieves the no drama in the White House that Trump says he wants.