August 9, 2016

After his disastrous day on the campaign trail today, Donald Trump tried to spin it himself. He tried to get his spokesperson, Katrina Pierson, to spin it for him.

None of it was working. The condemnations were rolling in faster than he could fend them off. So Trump turned to Sean Hannity, where he knew he'd have a friendly shoulder to cry on.

Trump said in an interview with Sean Hannity that "nobody" in the room believed he was calling for violence against Clinton.

The Trump camp has since clarified, explaining that Trump was talking about Second Amendment supporters uniting to vote for him to stop Clinton's anti-gun agenda.

"This is a political movement. This is a strong powerful movement, the Second Amendment," Trump told Hannity.

Hillary wants to take your guns away. She wants to leave you unprotected in your home. This is a tremendous political movement. The NRA, as you know, endorsed me -- they’re terrific people. Wayne and Chris and all the people over there and they tweeted out, basically they agree 100% with what I said. And there can be no other interpretation. Even reporters have told me. I mean, give me a break.

This is ridiculous spin. The transcript and the video are there for anyone to see. Worse yet, Hannity just held his hand and stroked his tiny fingers, reassuring him with gentle strokes.

Speaking of unfair and media coverage, because like for example, all the statistics I put up on the screen, which are 100 percent vetted and true, you won't hear or see that anywhere else because the media has an agenda. Now, I'm an opinion host. I've told everybody I'm voting for you. I'm pulling the lever for Donald Trump in this election.

Donald felt so much better afterwards. The rest of us? Not so much.

Update: Hannity has decided to choose out CNN's Brian Stelter and it's hilarious.

This, from the guy who kissed Trump's ring on national television.

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