Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, told This Week's Martha Raddatz that he was surprised the Trump camp seems "so nervous" about the recounts that are going on and told them to calm down, "If you think you won, the recount will show the same thing.”
Raddatz was wrapping up the Powerhouse Roundtable and asked Cenk, if the recount showed the Democrats were being hypocrites.
Raddatz asked, "Is that hypocritical?"
Uygur replied that if the Dems took some weird outside-the-box tactic then it would be hypocritical.
Cenk said, "But if you're within a percent -- and there are rules in every state on this -- perfectly right to call for a recount."
He continued, "I don't know, you know, I saw the interview obviously earlier in the show. I don't know why they're so nervous. They're just so jittery about -- no recount, no recount. Whatever we do, don't do a recount. Just calm down. If you think you won, the recount will show the same thing."
As the recount continues as well as other votes being counted, the Trump team sees they're getting decimated in the popular vote more and more each passing day and that's embarrassing, especially since they are trying to portray the results as being a mandate for Trump. Trump is just delusional about it, as evidenced by this tweet:
In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2016
Wait, what? Millions voted illegally? The nicest thing I can say about that crazy talk is that it shows how unhinged this recount is making Trump.
Which raises the question, is Kellyanne Conway really worried about something other than trying to trash Mitt Romney's chances as SOS, or could this be yet another distraction from her clearly unprepared and unhinged candidate?
And in the history of presidential politics, there's never been a bigger whiner than Donald Trump and his troop of detestable campaign surrogates.