Triumph's Election Special (Credit: Hulu)

Watch Trump supporters duped by fake "blonde Fox News robots" into endorsing the most vile anti-immigrant positions

"We're from a new show called 'People Are So Gullible and Shouldn't Be Allowed to Vote'"


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Scott Eric Kaufman
February 23, 2016 8:33PM (UTC)

On last week's episode of the Hulu series based on Conan O'Brien's bit "Triumph the Insult Comic Dog," the titular canine sent out a group of fake "blonde Fox News robots" to talk to crowds gathered outside of rallies for GOP candidates.

Not surprisingly, no matter what the fake reporters said, the supporters of Trump were more than happy to go along with it. "Donald Trump announced plans to sterilize Puerto Ricans, until quote 'until we figure this thing out,'" one reporter told a Trump partisan. "What do you think of this statement?"

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"I don't know," one camouflage-bedecked Trumpeter replied, "I think he's just saying what everyone else believes."

"I don't think he's gone far enough," another said. "I honestly don't."

Yet another tried to convince the fake reporter that "he's not saying it meanly, he's just trying to get people to understand the consequences they may be facing."

Watch the entire segment -- which also includes conservative Christians insisting that fisting is something better taught in the home, as opposed to the school system -- below via Hulu.


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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