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Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Palin

Before Donald Trump and the pack of insanely unqualified, hateful, and ignorant grifters who followed in his wake, there was Sarah Palin. The Republican Party is now so utterly far-right, crazy and without an iota of democratic principle, that we look back fondly look back on the late Senator McCain as a beacon of light and hope. But McCain helped launch the rabid sideshow of buffoonery that is today's Republican Party when he made former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin his 2008 running mate.

Late night host Jimmy Kimmel poked fun at former defeated President Trump's endorsement of Palin for the sole Congressional seat in Alaska, where she served as governor. Among the 50 mostly wacko candidates running in a special election to fill the at-large House seat held by the late Don Young for 49 years, she got a hilariously dumb endorsement from Trump.

“Sarah Palin is tough and smart and will never back down," said Trump.

“Even for Trump, it’s impressive to fit three lies into an 11-word sentence,” Kimmel cracked on Monday.

“But I guess The Masked Singer’ money dried up and Sarah’s running for office,” he added. “Trump endorsing Sarah Palin is like paste-eating endorsing glue-sniffing. It’s ridiculous.” And then he went on...

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