The season debut featured cracks about Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment, electric scooters, selfie sticks and President Donald Trump. The part that stuck out most to folks on social media was David donning one of Trump’s signature red “Make America Great Again” caps ― but it wasn’t exactly an endorsement.
David discovered that wearing a MAGA hat was a “great people repellent,” allowing him to avoid talking to others:
He also found another way the cap came in handy:
Larry David can make anyone laugh without having to be overly virtuous, partisan, innacurate or censorious. These scenes were better than everything SNL’s dry political satirists have raised in the past 3 years. What a stellar season premiere. #CurbYourEnthusiasmpic.twitter.com/DtcrHXj63F
— SGT. Peppadews (@Tweetalogyy) January 20, 2020
Larry David wearing a MAGA hat for he won’t have to talk to people is the pettiness I need in my life 😂😂 #CurbYourEnthusiasm
— Nick Escobar (@TheShizNick44) January 20, 2020
Larry wearing a MAGA hat as a way to make someone cancel all future involvement with him has got me sucked right back into #CurbYourEnthusiasm.
— Dylan Duell (@DylanDuell) January 20, 2020