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Mollie Hemingway’s Donald Trump Hall of Shame: 10 Worst Moments from 1st Debate

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Mollie Hemingway writes: The first GOP 2016 presidential debate was substantive, fast-paced, informative and fun, of all things. A big reason for the fun was that TV celebrity and businessman Donald Trump was on stage. He brought his normal Trump persona to the stage and was brash and occasionally funny. He started off strong, in his own way. But he followed up these flashes with some amazingly tone-deaf, illogical, stupid and bizarre statements. Here are 10 of the worst.

1) Didn’t rule out a third-party run

Bret Baier asked the candidates, “Is there anyone on stage, and can I see hands, who is unwilling tonight to pledge your support to the eventual nominee of the Republican party and pledge to not run an independent campaign against that person?”

Donald Trump was the only person to raise his hand. Baier noted that experts say a third-party run from a prominent candidate would kill the GOP’s chances of winning the election.

[Read the article here, at TheFederalist.com]

Trump made it clear that if the GOP wouldn’t nominate him, he was strongly considering a third-party run. “If I’m the nominee, I will pledge I will not run as an independent. But — and I am discussing it with everybody, but I’m, you know, talking about a lot of leverage.”

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2) Refused to support eventual GOP nominee unless it was himself

He also said, with what would become a pattern of semi-illiterate syntax, “I cannot say. I have to respect the person that, if it’s not me, the person that wins, if I do win, and I’m leading by quite a bit, that’s what I want to do. I can totally make that pledge.”

3) Said he loves the single payer healthcare system

He was asked why, if he now says he opposes Obamacare, he supported single payer systems years ago. He said, “As far as single payer, it works in Canada. It works incredibly well in Scotland. It could have worked in a different age, which is the age you’re talking about here.” He went on to mention some stuff about…(read more)

4) Said calling women disgusting fat pigs is just keeping it real

Megyn Kelly pointed out that he speaks his mind but that he speaks very poorly of women. He responded by…(read more)

TheFederalist.com

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