December 26, 2015

The best comedy seems to write itself, especially when a national candidate uses a Yiddish insult and his spokeswoman has no idea what that means; the laughs just keep on coming. On Don Lemon's CNN Tonight, before the holidays, Trump's savvy spokesperson, Katrina Pierson, was attempting a little damage control, except she lacks the belief that any of that is even necessary. Her candidate is perfect in her worldview.

In addition to Lemon and Pierson, is Democratic Strategist, Bob Beckel, who you must always give props for flipping O'Reilly sidekick Jesse Watters the bird on national TV. Also on the segment, Rick Wilson, Republican strategist and vehement Trump hater. The fireworks were sure to fly.

LEMON: OK. OK. So, this one, here is another one. He also said that she got, "schlonged," quote, "schlonged" by Obama in 2008. Let's listen to this.


TRUMP: Let me just tell you. I may win, I may not win. Hillary, that's not a president. That's not -- she's not taking us -- everything that's been involved in Hillary has been loss. You take a look, even a race to Obama, she was going to beat Obama. I don't know who would be worse. I don't know. How does it get worse? But she was going to beat -- she was favored to win and she got schlonged.

She lost. I mean, but I watched her the other night. It was hard. It was really hard because there were a lot of other things on better including reading books and reading financial papers, which I actually enjoy reading.

LEMON: Do you think that was -- Katrina, was that off the cuff? Because schlonged usually means, you know, something else.

PIERSON: Well, I think he was meaning like schlonged to the ground, schlonged around, I mean, are we really talking about the definition of a word of Hillary Clinton?

WILSON: Oh, he did not, Katrina. Come on, don't even try that.

PIERSON: What is -- what is schlonged in, Rick? Why don't you tell me what schlong means.

WILSON: Katrina, you know what, Donald Trump's use of the word schlonged is once again proof that he's a 12-year-old boy. That he's a man child disguised as a candidate. This is a guy who's making...


PIERSON: A man child that's beating all of your candidates.

Perhaps that was one of the most entertaining conversations I've heard in a long time. Nevertheless, not a single Trump fan is going to be the least bit swayed by this colossal display of cluelessness, so really, this won't negatively affect the bloviating GOP front runner. For those of us who value our sanity in these wacky times, laughter is the best way to survive this absurd level of stupidity, and there's much more to come.

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