The View’s Joy Behar schooled Meghan McCain on the art of the joke Thursday after the conservative panelist complained about a quip Behar made that invoked First Lady Melania Trump.
“What was mean about it?” Behar demanded. “What was mean about it, Meghan? Tell me what was mean.”
McCain brought up a segment on Wednesday during which the co-hosts “all talked about how we collectively like Melania.”
“I do like her!” Behar replied.
“You’re making fun of her!” McCain shot back.
“I’m not making fun of her,’ Behar said, “You know what? You have no sense of humor.”
McCain tried to explain why she does, indeed have a sense of humor but just “feels bad for our first lady” who “understands how bad this is” and knows her husband is “a jerk.”
“I wish you would understand who the target of my jokes is,” Behar said.
McCain noted the “audience didn’t laugh either,” prompting Behar to quip, “so it was a bad joke then, so sue me—put me in jail!”