Jon Stewart: 'Trump Is Supposed to Buy Candidates, Not Become One' (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart, still feeding his Donald Trump addiction, took notice of a strange plot twist in the Trump soap opera: billionaire funders were leaving Camp Donald in favor of the "safer" candidates like Bush and Rubio.


The irony for Stewart was too great to go unnoticed: After four years of the GOP trying to rebrand itself as anything but the party of rich, racist white men, along comes the king of rich, racist white men, Donald Trump.

"The living embodiment of everything the Republicans were trying to exorcise from their party, just escalated down on their parade", the Daily Show host smugly said before playing a series of clips of Trump being a wealthy, racist buffoon. 

"This Trump guy", Stewart said impersonating an outraged establishment Republican, "is a rich, crazy, egotistical monster. People like him are supposed to buy the candidates -- not be them!" 

The latest polls show Trump has a seven point lead nationally over his closest competitor, Jeb Bush. 

Watch the clip below:

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal

Don't Sit on the Sidelines of History. Join Alternet All Access and Go Ad-Free. Support Honest Journalism.