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What are we gonna do, folks? “Build a wall!”

Who’s gonna pay for it? “The voters of Tennessee!”

Jason Emert, a GOP candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives, stars in a ridiculous campaign ad in which he “builds a wall” and promises to help President Trump do the same. Except Emert lives pretty far from the U.S.-Mexico border.

Emert lives in Tennessee’s 2nd District, in fact. Jimmy Dore’s merry misfits are busy mangling the misguided politician by hook, crook, and social media. “Jason, I used to live in Tennessee. It doesn’t border Mexico,” Dore sidekick Ron Placone writes dryly on Twitter.

But to see how much more delightful a trolling can be when it’s live on the air, click the outrageous YouTube clip below.

Press play, Mrs. Cleaver!

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