The Daily Show's Jon Stewart got one last shot in at GOP presidential clown car member Donald Trump before taking a two week break for the summer. Stewart has already been having a field day with Trump all week, and wasn't about to let up after Trump's ridiculous defense of his claim that Mexico is intentionally sending a bunch of criminals and rapists across our southern border.
As the LA Times noted, Trump's decision to run for president may be one of his costlier business decisions, with one company another dropping him like a hot potato the more he opens his mouth. Like Jon Stewart, what surprises me is just how many people were willing to associate themselves with this blowhard in the first place.
After noting that he may have figured out the perfect campaign slogan for Trump after watching his disastrous interview with Don Lemon the previous night, Stewart went after the people who are really irritating him, the Trump apologists, and expressed his dismay at Trump's rise in the polls: ‘F*ck Me!': Stewart Baffled that Trump’s ‘Farce of a Candidacy’ Is Succeeding:
“Touche,” Stewart said, before adding “It is hard to get mad at Donald Trump for saying stupid things, in the same way you don’t get mad at a monkey when he throws poop at you at the zoo. It’s a monkey. It’s what they do. In some ways it’s on you for watching. What does get me angry is the ridiculous, disingenuous defending of the poop-throwing monkey.”
From there, Stewart played clips of Fox News hosts and fellow president candidates alike defending Trump for supposedly speaking the truth about the problem of illegal immigration. “But that’s not what he said,” the host explained, while slowing the soundbite in question down enough so that even Rep. Steve King (R-IA) could understand it.
“Stop pretending!” Stewart exclaimed. “He said Mexico is purposely sending us drugs, killers and rapists and within that group there may be — he’s not sure — some people who are good. That’s the part he’s not sure about. He’s only sure about the overwhelming number of killers, rapists and drug addicts Mexico has sent us. That’s what he said.”
“But the one good thing to come out of this is that the farce of this candidacy is finally exposed, the un-seriousness of his candidacy is on display for all voters to see and the results will be obvious,” he continued, before getting a glimpse at the latest polling numbers.
“Fuck me,” Stewart concluded.