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Billy Crystal Offers Hilariously Scathing Take on Betsy DeVos, Mike Pence and Donald Trump

The comedian is ready for this administration to be over.

Photo Credit: Angela George

Legendary comic actor Billy Crystal appeared on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher to bring some levity to the Trump administration trainwreck.

He did not disappoint.

Mimicking the style of famed sports reporter Howard Cosell, he brutally assessed the key players around President Trump.

“Let’s look at this cabinet up close and personal… Let’s start with Betsy DeVos: education. One should actually have an education before you get that job," he said.

Then he took a shot at Vice President Mike Pence. "This guy looks like someone who chased one of the Von Trapp children into the Alps."

Crystal became more serious toward the end of the segment, discussing the danger Trump presents to global stability through his juvenile taunting.

Watch the full segment below.


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Chris Sosa is an associate editor at AlterNet. His work has appeared in Mic, Salon, Care2, Huffington Post and other publications. Previously, he was a campaign specialist and media spokesperson for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Follow him on Twitter @ChrisSosa.

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