October 12, 2016

Katrina Pierson has no soul. And if you don't believe me, just watch her on this panel where she goes after one of Trump's alleged victims of sexual assault because airplanes in the 80s had fixed armrests.

The panel here is discussing the case of Jessica Leeds, who alleges that Trump put his hand up her skirt while she was in first class on an airplane with him.

After her first refusal to answer Don Lemon's fairly simple question about whether she believed Leeds, things got a bit heated between the two of them.

An exasperated Don Lemon stopped her deflection. "Katrina, I would like to you answer my question and if you're going to go pivot you can do that but can you answer my question directly first.

"This is what happens to Trump people," Pierson huffed. (What?)

Lemon shot back, "No, this is not what happens to Trump people. It happens to everyone who comes on and I ask a question and they immediately pivot."

After finally settling down and declaring that she believes Jessica Leeds is a damn liar who is just randomly trying to smear Donald Trump, she came up with the most bizarre explanation for why she thought so that I've ever heard.

"We're talking about the early 1980s, Don. Seriously, you had planes a DC-9, DC-10, and maybe an L1011, but specifically this was to New York and this is what's important," she countered.

"We can x out the L1011 and DC-10," she said, outlining her magical airline theory. "The first-class seats have fixed arm rests so i can tell you if she was groped on a plane, it wasn't by Donald Trump and it certainly wasn't in first class."

Hmmmm. Just for the record, the Boeing 747 was commonly used on coast-to-coast flights back in the 80s, Katrina.

At this point, Peter Beinart was literally laughing so hard he was bending over, and Hilary Rosen was rolling her eyes. Insanity was there for anyone with eyes to see.

When it was clear she was getting nowhere with the panel, she jumped in and said it didn't matter anyway, because Mr. Trump had his own plane in the 80s, so there.

I'm not sure if he did or not. But that answer would certainly have been the better one to give than her first answer, which was just a cynical effort to smear a woman who came forward after Donald Trump said he didn't sexually assault women.

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