A Comedian’s Advice for the Next President: Call Howard Stern
“Whoever the next president it is, the nonpolitician they should call once in a while to get perspective from is Howard Stern,” comedian Jen Kirkman says in the video above. “I listen to his show every day, and he’s got great ideas.”
In the third installment in a new weekly series from Slate, 92Y, and New America, we talk to Kirkman—author of a newly released memoir, I Know What I'm Doing—and Other Lies I Tell Myself: Dispatches From a Life Under Construction—who offers her advice for the next U.S. president from a uniquely nonpolitical perspective. Each Monday this election season, we’ll publish a short video in which a policy maker, writer, or thinker gives the next commander in chief their best ideas for how to handle the highest office in the land.
In this edition, Kirkman also tells us whose portrait should be hung in the Oval Office, and elaborates on why, exactly, the future commander in chief should look to a shock jock for political advice.
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