Joe Piscopo Publicly Leaves the Democrat Party


by Victoria Jackson

“Comedian, radio host and Saturday Night Live alum Joe Piscopo is leaving the Democratic party to become an Independent, citing increasing disenfranchisement and frustration with lack of progress in America’s inner cities.

In an op-ed penned for the Washington Times, Piscopo recounts his life as a Democrat, and says the party is leaving him, not the other way around.

“I was a Democrat because I believed in civil rights, like Lyndon Johnson,” writes Piscopo.

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