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Donald Trump’s son Eric Trump is standing up for his father, in the wake of comments made by elder Trump at a rally Monday night, in which he said that his potential presidential rival Hillary Clinton got “schlonged” by Barack Obama in 2008.

“What did your father mean?” asked Neil Cavuto, on his Fox Business show Cavuto Coast to Coast. And just to quell any lingering vagueness, the word schlong is a Yiddish-derived vulgarity for a penis.

“Listen, my father’s a guy who speaks his mind. He’s not a PC candidate. In fact, I think the first question at the first Fox debate hit exactly on this point, right? Is your father PC? He’s said this about this, and he’s said this about this. That’s why people love him: He’s willing to speak his mind.”

“He’s not the typical politician, everything’s in little sound bites, everything’s telepromptered, it’s been approved by 90 different people. He gets up there and says what’s on his mind. And you know what, she does have a horrific track record. I mean, she talks about ISIS—”

Cavuto interrupted: “Would you have used that language? For example, would you have made a verb out of that?”

“Listen, I don’t think I would’ve had that big a problem,” Eric Trump replied. “Listen, we’re not exactly bashful people. We’re pretty direct, we’re pretty open, we say what’s on our mind. And hey, guess what: If it doesn’t work out, it doesn’t work out. You’ve got to be who you are. He’s not a politician, he’s a business guy. He came into politics five months ago for the first time — and hey, he’s winning in every single one of the polls. He’s doing an absolutely incredible job.”

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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