After receiving our credentials last year before the election and confident in a Hillary Clinton victory, the gang at Velvet Revolution and here at Breitbart Unmasked were truly looking forward to attending our first White House Correspondents Dinner. Even after the election we were considering attending just to be disruptive.

But on a 58-1 vote today (what can we say, Xenophon loves a party!), the editorial staffs of the two websites have decided we would much rather wait for an invitation from Samantha Bee to attend her alternative event on April 29, same night as the Correspondents Dinner.

(@iamsambee, contact me @FatManPodcast regarding where to send our invitations.)

Many media organizations are opting out of the White House Correspondents Dinner rather than being seen as willing lapdogs and lackeys of the Trump Administration.

Marcus Crassus’ sacrifice in this regard cannot be ignored. He bought a new tuxedo and can’t get a refund.