John Oliver to Donald Trump: Drop Out
John Oliver called on Donald Trump to drop out of the race on Sunday.
“You’re either going to win or you’re going to lose, and I think both those scenarios end pretty badly for you,” Oliver told the GOP presidential nominee on his HBO series Sunday. “I would like to propose to you a third option and that is, drop out. Simply drop out and tell America this entire candidacy was a stunt.”
The Hill reports:
The “Last Week Tonight” host made the case to Trump that he could claim his entire candidacy was merely a satire “designed to expose the flaws in the system.”
“Just think about how triumphant it would feel to say on national television: ‘I openly ran on a platform of impossibly ignorant proposals steeped in racial bigotry, and nobody stopped me. In fact, you embraced me for it! What the f— was that about?’” said Oliver. “That would be one of the most powerful political speeches of all time.”
“You would not be a loser,” Oliver insisted. “You would be a legend.”
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