The annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) featured its first-ever play, “FBI Lovebirds,” and it brought down the house.
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The play performed Thursday was actually just a dramatic reading of the text messages between former FBI agent Peter Strzok and former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, who are longtime Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) sufferers who each played roles in investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.
The text messages were read aloud on stage by actors Dean Cain of “Superman” fame and Kristy Swanson of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” fame, bringing plenty of laughter and rounds of applause from the audience, Business Insider reported.
Both Cain and Swanson hammed it up, playing up the “smug DC elite” factor, as well as the inherent absurdity of two grown adults in national law enforcement positions reading their candid text messages allowed.
The actors read from scripts with long pauses between each others “texts.” The CPAC crowd seemed to enjoy the novelty of the actors announcing their emoticons (“smiley face,” “wink”), acronyms (OMG) and multiple exclamation marks as part of the dialogue. …
One line in particular that received a lot of applause was Strzok’s text reading: “Just went into a Southern Virginia Wal-Mart, I can smell the Trump support.”
During a Q and A session following the performance, Cain was asked how he could inhabit Strzok so well. Cain, like Swanson a vocal conservative, replied, “Well, I’ve played Scott Peterson.”