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Carl Paladino Goes Full Alex Jones, Launches Unhinged Rant Against Everyone

Apparently Paladino was the only surrogate available for press comment this afternoon.
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Standing as surrogate for Donald Trump, Carl Paladino took a deep dive into Alex Jones' website on Meet the Press Daily earlier today.

Notably, he saw Trump's comments about sexual assault on his sex tape as "no big deal." He then turned to an attack on media, accusing them of being against Trump from Day One.

Todd cut that line off and returned to his line of questioning about Trump's remarks, causing Paladino to immediately pivot to some of the most bizarre conspiracy theories I've heard yet. He touched on Benghazi as some kind of "secret arms deal," suggested that she "conspired with Obama" on the Iran Deal, and more.

All of that was before he landed on James Comey, accusing him of destroying evidence in the email investigation, not doing his job, and intentionally letting her off the hook.

Chuck Todd was incredulous, asking Paladino at some point whether or not he was really suggesting that the Director of the FBI was breaking the law, to which Paladino exploded, saying that he should resign immediately for failing to indict her.

Of course, if he had put out an indictment, Paladino would be applauding Comey, but because Comey didn't do the bidding of corrupt (and insane) Republicans like Paladino, he must not have been doing his job.

Todd noted after he had cut Paladino off that there were not any other Trump surrogates available for the afternoon. Let that sink in.

Watch the video, and count the number of insane lies and conspiracy theories he spouts.

The transcript is below, via Sarah P:

TODD: what is your advice to Donald Trump?

PALADINO: I think I should put it in the right perspective. I am a little guy from Buffalo NY. i am one of those guys that they call a deplorable. I am one of those guys that Hillary Clinton called in her speech to Goldman Sachs an elitist. Part of a bucket of losers. I look at that and I say, yes, 

I am involved with Trump big time. and the reason I am involved is we are in the midst of an American revolution. This is a revolution by the middle class of America wanting to take our government back. Wanting to bring some sensibility back to our foreign image and to our domestic affairs, to jobs. The shame of it, I am listening to you, to you today, you declared that DT was likely going to lose the election. you declared that.,...the mainstream press has been opposed to Donald Trump from day 1 because they are doing the work of the DC establishment. 

TODD: Let me ask you this, this is, I've let you go on for a while...can you defend any of the comments Trump has said about women?

PALADINO: (laugh)  You know, it is not a big deal to me.

TODD: Why? He talked about unwanted sexual advances.

PALADINO: Chuck, Chuck, listen for just a moment what matters to me and the middle class of America what matters to me is what Hillary has done to America. The negatives of Hillary. The unindicted felon who, under subpoena, erased tapes, gave Gennifer Flowers $800,000, who we know found out was complicit with Obama in starting the Iranian/ISIS thing, who we know know Benghazi has something to do with her shipping weapons over to the ISIS people. This untruthful government has got to stop and that is a lot more important than listening to Trump talk about women 15, 10, 11 years ago.

TODD: You just talked about Benghazi was about a secret arms deal. You are trying to mainstream a whole bunch of speculation and innuendo, none of which are factually correct here. 

PALADINO: You guys missed it. Do you really feel James Comey did a great job for the American people and maintained the integrity of the FBI?

TODD: So let me ask you this, do you assume that because he didn't bring charges he did a bad job? Why don't you assume that he didn't bring charges because he didn't find enough evidence?

PALADINO: Oh, oh, he gave Mills a walk. He gave Heather Sandstone a walk...

TODD: is it possible he didn't have evidence to bring charges?

PALADINO: He destroyed the evidence. Part of the agreement was that he wouldn't look at evidence was January 15th...

TODD: You are accusing the FBI director of destroying evidence?

PALADINO: The man should resign. The man is a parasite on the American people. He has destroyed the integrity of one of the greatest institutions. 

TODD: I will let you go. I know you are full of passion. But you can't just do this, throw this out there.

PALADINO: The press is out of control....

TODD:  I will let it go there....

TODD: You are accusing the FBI director of destroying evidence?

PALADINO: The man should resign. The man is a parasite on the American people. He has destroyed the integrity of one of the greatest institutions.

TODD: I will let you go. I know you are full of passion. But you can't just do this, throw this out there.

PALADINO: The press is out of control....

TODD: I will let it go there....

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