August 17, 2016

Earlier today, CNN's Brianna Keilar hosted former Breitbart editor and always-Breitbrat Ben Shapiro to discuss the staffing changes in the Trump campaign. Shapiro resigned from Breitbart earlier this year after they threw their own reporter Michelle Fields under the bus after she accused Corey Lewandowski of manhandling her.

As always, Shapiro had plenty to say, especially about his former employer and editor, Stephen Bannon. But he didn't spare Donald Trump either.

In the video at the top, Shapiro goes on about Bannon and how power-hungry he is. Shapiro described Bannon's new position within the Trump campaign as the "final consummation of a relationship Bannon initiated years ago with Donald Trump."

"It does demonstrate the Trump-media complex that Bannon has helped to create," he added.

The "Trump-media complex" is apparently the mirror image of Shapiro's imaginary "Democrat-media complex" that Andrew Breitbart railed about before he died.

Keilar asked Shapiro why he thinks letting Trump be Trump is a good thing when so many in the Republican Party want him to appeal to those in the center of the political spectrum.

"As you know, I think Trump is a turd tornado," Shapiro said. "But I also understand that he has no capacity at all to control himself and be the sort of staid politician that so many people want him to be."

Brianna Keilar, making sure she heard him correctly, asked, "A 'what' tornado?"

Shapiro repeated the phrase "turd tornado," prompting her to ask him what that was.

"It's like a Sharknado, except with poop," he replied.

Yes, they really are 10-year old children over on that side of the aisle.

Turd tornadoes aside, Shapiro had sharp criticism of Bannon and what he feels Bannon did to Breitbart's site, as if it was once a place to celebrate anything but the same kind of racism and nativism that has consistently marked their brand. You can watch the rest of it below.

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