The Margin: Michelle Wolf breaks the internet with her nasty takedown of all things Trump

Question Donald Trump’s decision-making ability all you want, but his skipping out on the White House Correspondents’ Dinner and, instead, sending press secretary Sara Huckabee Sanders to the Wolf was perhaps a good idea.

For him, anyway.

The gathering, a tradition that goes back decades, lumbered on Saturday night without much to get excited about. Then Michelle Wolf happened.

While Trump was business hurling insults at the opposition, complaining about the Russia investigation and threatening a government shutdown in front of an adoring crowd in Michigan, it was Wolf who broke the internet.

Just to give you an idea of what people were still chatting about Sunday:

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Here’s her full speech:

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Trump’s take on her performance? Well, he thought Wolf dazzled and acknowledged that political figures are fair game when it comes to comedy.

Just kidding. Here’s his tweet:

Trump wasn’t the only one who took issue with Wolf’s routine. There was plenty of backlash — some of it bipartisan — over her slams directed at Sanders, who sat nearby at the head table as Wolf, according to critics, crossed the line:

Of course, Wolf had plenty of supporters, as well:

Really, both sides got something out of Saturday’s fireworks. The buzz surrounding Wolf gives her a publicity boost ahead of her Netflix NFLX, -0.71%  show, and Trump has more ammo for his crusade against out-of-touch elites.

Everybody wins... right?