With advisors like these...
Trump surrogate and supporter Ben Carson made a fool out of himself when he tried to defend his own words after he described Trump's sex tape audio as just "locker room talk."
Carson was trying to make his case that America needs to be discussing real issues and not salacious sex audios, but CNN host Brianna Keilar wouldn't let Carson skate from his own words.
(2:31 mark) Keilar said, "He said these things, and that's why we're talking about them, and I want to talk to you about a way that you characterized this. You described this as a locker room talk and you've said that Donald Trump was someone else 11 years ago, he wasn't in the political sphere. You were not in the political sphere 11 years ago. Are you a terribly different person than you were 11 years ago?"
Carson lamely said, "Well, we all tend to change, but remember, 11 years ago, he's a billionaire playboy."
No Ben, Donald Trump was an almost sixty year old, married man with a pregnant wife.
That's not a description of a billionaire playboy. The tape describes him as a perverted a-hole, who preys on and sexually abuses women because he thinks he's above it all being a celebrity.
And then Dr. Carson dug himself deeper into the den of iniquity.
Keiler asked again. "Why did you call it locker room talk?
Carson annoyingly replied, "Call it whatever you need to call it to make it feel good to you."
How do you call "grabbing a p***y" differently to make you feel better?
Brianna continued, "Dr. Carson, you said say whatever you need to say about it to make it feel good to me or to the viewer, but that's not the viewer's job. To try to come up with some way characterize this to make it feel good for them. This is what it is. Why did you call it locker room talk?"
Carson replied, "Don't mischaracterize what I'm saying. What I am saying is that, that kind of banter goes around all the time."
(The NY Knicks team replied to Trump: We don't talk like that in the locker room)
Brianna, "You've heard people talking like this?
Carson, "I've heard people talking like that -- of course...I'm surprised you haven't heard that. I really am."
Brianna, "I haven't heard it and I know a lot of people who have not heard it and I
Carson, "Maybe that's the problem. Maybe that's the problem."
Brianna, "The problem is that I haven't?.."
Carson, "Maybe that's the problem, but -- whether they've heard it or not, the issue is the train that's going off the cliff."
See, ladies. It's your damn fault you don't expose yourself to sexual predators' banter!