Dennis Miller jokes he’s eating hydroxychloroquine-marinated steaks while ‘wasting away in mitigation-ville’
Comedian and former “Monday Night Football” analyst Dennis Miller joked late Wednesday that he was eating steaks “marinated in some hydroxychloroquine” while “wasting away in mitigation-ville” amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“What did I do today? I’ve been lying around all day, wasting away in mitigation-ville,” Miller said during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity. “I’ve got a couple steaks over here marinated in some hydroxychloroquine.”
Hydroxychloroquine is an anti-malaria drug touted by President Trump in recent weeks as a potential treatment for COVID-19. The drug, which is being administered by some doctors to coronavirus patients, has shown mixed results anecdotally as official clinical trials continue.
When Hannity broached presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, who received several high-profile endorsements this week, including from former President Obama and onetime 2020 rivals Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Miller argued the former vice president isn’t the politician he once was.
“I can’t believe that people are endorsing this guy,” Miller said. “I know he lost his fastball, but I’ve been watching him lately. I think he’s lost his curve, I think he lost his slider and I think he’s wearing his cup as an N95 mask at this point.”
“The guy should be in the backseat on a Sonic drive-in commercial,” the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member added.
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Biden currently leads Trump by 5.5 points in the RealClearPolitics index of national polls. One month ago, as the coronavirus pandemic began to dominate the news cycle, Biden’s lead was 7.4 points in the index.
Miller was once a regular on Bill O’Reilly’s former prime-time Fox News program. He said the Hannity interview was his first appearance on the network in three years.
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