Guillermo Rodriguez (ABC)

Jimmy Kimmel's sidekick Guillermo responds to Donald Trump on behalf of the people of Mexico

"You are a very intelligent man," the lying captions claim Guillermo said


Scott Eric Kaufman
June 25, 2015 6:28PM (UTC)

During his official campaign announcement last week, Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump berated Mexico for only sending drug-smuggling, gun-running rapists over the border.

On "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Wednesday night, the host's sidekick Guillermo Rodriguez responded to the real estate tycoon's unhinged assertion in a bilingual speech -- delivered in front of a Mariachi band playing "America the Beautiful" -- the translation of which in the captions might not be altogether accurate.

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Watch the entire segment below via Jimmy Kimmel Live.


Scott Eric Kaufman

Scott Eric Kaufman is an assistant editor at Salon. He taught at a university, but then thought better of it. Follow him at @scottekaufman or email him at skaufman@salon.com.

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