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Trump Calls NPR the Worst TV Network in America

By Andy Borowitz

January 13, 2022


Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty
Photograph by Chip Somodevilla / Getty

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—After abruptly hanging up on one of its hosts, Donald J. Trump called NPR “the worst TV network in America.”


Trump said that the host, Steve Inskeep, was “a loser like you wouldn’t believe who never should have been given a television show. He’s one of the reasons nobody watches NPR.”


“I’ve worked with some of the greats,” Trump said. “Sean Hannity. Laura Ingraham. Tucker Carlson. This Inskeep joker doesn’t belong on TV.”


Trump claimed that “NPR’s TV ratings are horrible. They’re losing incredible amounts of money, O.K.? It wouldn’t surprise me if they started begging for donations.”




Andy Borowitz is a Times best-selling author and a comedian who has written for The New Yorker since 1998. He writes The Borowitz Report, a satirical column on the news.

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