Todd: omg I have an exclusive
interview with the Donald Trump!
Todd: oh wow Hillary Clinton is in trouble!
Todd: a lot of people dismissed
the Donald Trump including me
but I was wrong and got to ride
in the fancy helicopter!
Todd: some say you're not a real
conservative and you just play a lunatic on tv
Trump: Ronald Reagan was
once a liberal Democrat and he
evolved and he really liked me
Todd: should abortion be always illegal?
Trump: no I would allow abortion
in cases of rape or incest or the life
of the mother or if you're rich enough
to afford it
Todd: what about for the
health of the mother?
Trump: only if the mother is
close to real death –
like she's really really gonna die
Trump: only legitimate rapes
and incests and none of this
maybe is going to die or could possibly die
Trump: none of these loose
chicks whining they have a
cold and want an abortion
Todd: did you ever donate
to Planned Parenthood?
Trump: I don't know – I'm such a giver
Todd: you are so generous
you don't know?
Trump: yes but those videos
were outrageous and disgusting
and they have to stop with the abortions
Todd: were the videos deceptively edited?
Trump: I don't know I just
know they are just disgusting
Todd: would you shut down
the government over this issue?
Trump: I don't know but
the abortions they bother me
Todd: what about ISIS?
Trump: I said 'don't go into Iraq'
and I was right
Todd: seems right in hindsight
Trump: fuck yeah it was
Trump: what do we do now?
Trump: we go into and take over the oil
Todd: would you send in ground troops?
Trump: yeah but we'd make a lot
of money from taking the oil so
to make up for getting a lot of people
killed I'd give money to the families
of the soldiers killed
Todd: doesn't the oil belong to Iraqi people?
Trump: no way Chuck – we spent
trillions on the war and we didn't
make a lot of money off that war
Todd: I see
Trump: how is that good business?
Todd: I don't know
Trump: damn right
Todd: who is advising you on military issues?
Trump: mostly I get my information
from The History Channel
Todd: is that right?
Trump: I would totally use the alien
technology in Area 51 to beat
ISIS and turn a huge profit
Todd: anyone else?
Trump: John Bolton and Jack Jacobs
Todd: you seem to hate Saudi Arabia
Trump: they're entitled bastards
who just happen to have oil
Todd: ooh snap
Trump: I deal with clowns like this
all the time – they're basically trust fund
frat boys from the Hamptons but with
Ferraris and Land Rovers instead
of Corvettes and Escalades
Todd: that makes sense
Trump: we give Saudi Arabia
money and get nothing for it!
Todd: you think Saudi Arabia should
reimburse us for protecting them
from the extremists they fund
Trump: why the fuck not
Todd: but the status quo works
for all of us except those liberals
who care about human rights
Trump: we should invade Iraq
and seize their oil for ourselves
and then and we won't need
Saudi Arabia anymore
Todd: you want to turn the
military into mercenaries
Trump: hey the U.S. has a lot of debt
– what good is having a military if
you can't use it to take stuff from
other people and turn a profit?
Todd: what would you do about Iran?
Trump: I would tell them to fuck off
Todd: ok then what
Trump: under this deal with inspections
they will be rich and have nuclear weapons
Todd: they will?
Todd: Kerry is incompetent!
Trump: I am so good at reading
contracts I would do great with Iran
Todd: so you would keep
the Iran deal Obama made?
Trump: Iran is going to be sooo rich
– I gotta hand it to them
Todd: good point
Trump: I would be so tough
on Iran you wouldn't believe!
Todd: I might not
[ break ]
Todd: any thoughts Jeff Greenfield?
Greenfield: he said 'I have to think
about that' which is amazing because
he's given no indication
he thinks before
Todd: see he's mellowing
Greenfield: he said he gets
military knowledge from watching
cable tv which is bit concerning
Ball: he seems to give details
but really it's just a word salad
– it's very slippery
Strassel: conservatives want
principled candidates who
can win and he doesn't is
not either of those things
Todd: what is Trump?
Robinson: he's Trump!
Todd: what is that?
Robinson: he doesn't need military
advice because he knows to
make a deal – he's Trump!
Todd: he's Trump!
[ chorus: he's trump he's trump
he's trump he's trump ]
Todd: he said he would
accept the Iran deal and just
enforce the deal strictly which
is exactly the Obama policy
Greenfield: he's torn – he's a
practical businessman who's a bit crazy
Robinson: it's funny
Strassel: but a bit stupid
[ break ]
Todd: Trump wants to end
citizenship for people born here
which we've had for 225 years
Todd: you would deport all
undocumented immigrants - even children
Trump: yes! All of them!
Todd: even children?
Trump: they have to go!
Todd: what if they have nowhere to go?
Trump: they have to go!
Todd: that's going to be very expensive
Trump: illegals cost money
and are they are all criminals
Todd: well not all of themselves
Trump: my mass deportation of
11 million people will go so well
you will be so happy
Todd: I will?
Trump: you interview me in
four years saying President
Trump you are so awesome
Trump: I am a super-genius of all time
Todd: is that right?
Trump: if you are a conservative
you can't get on tv at all ever
Todd: you've been on my
show three weeks running
Trump: I mean like good tv stupid
Todd: you are a racist who
said Obama wasn't born here
Trump: no one has seen his records
Todd: you're kidding
Trump: I mean his college records
– we need to see them to judge him!
Todd: okay let's see your college records
Trump: you don't understand
– Obama is black
Todd: you would you ban
your administration from
Trump: Jeb Bush is a
puppet of rich people!
Todd: what about lobbyists?
Trump: sure why not
Todd: what is a living wage?
Trump: we need to the minimum
wage low because of airplanes
Todd: now you're just uttering
nonsense to see if I'll notice
Trump: maybe I am Ted
Todd: what about statehood for DC
Trump: I have a conflict of interest
because I'm turning the beautiful
Old Post Office building into a
hotel with gold fixtures
Todd: that sounds about right
Trump: I love the people of DC
– whatever they want is fine with me
Todd: when was the last time
America was great?
Todd: in 1987 you took out a
full page ad saying the world was
laughing at America under Ronald Reagan
Trump: well that was true
but Reagan was a good actor
Todd: so it's you don't
care about policy just image
Todd: are you secretly an
independent or perhaps sent
from the future to destroy the GOP?
Trump: I'm a Republican – for now
Todd: so why not rule
out an independent run?
Trump: I believe in leverage Tad
Todd: you say the Trump
is just a show
Todd: are we all being
used in the Trump Reality Show?
Trump: you use me for high ratings Chuck
Todd: that's true
Trump: America is a third-world nation!
[ break ]
Todd: at least he's consistent on trade
Ball: sure blue-collar people are
upset over international trade
Todd: we want to the post-WWII era back!
Ball: the little people want
someone strong and tough
Todd: he's a nationalist
Greenfield: he's too rich to be
bought or stolen and people like that
Strassel: who else is doing well
in the polls – Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina
– people want an outsider
Strassel: for example four years
ago Herman Cain led in the polls
Todd: so we should ignore Trump?
Stassel: no because Trump
is rich and famous and white
Robinson: he's funny and he
pulls away the curtain on
politics and people love that
[ break ]
Todd: Bernie you are amazing
– why are so popular
Sanders: wealth inequality is grotesque
Todd: true but what can you do?
Sanders: the middle class has
collapsed and the top 1% are
getting all the money
Todd: that's good for me
Sanders: and the rich use
their money to buy politicians
Todd: you deny Trump and you are the same
Sanders: because we're not
Todd: but you are the same!
Todd: tell me how you are the same
Sanders: I'm raising money
from millions of poor people
and he's got one rich asshole
backing him – himself
Todd: tell me about Black Lives Matter
Sanders: I'm reaching out to
latinos and old people and union workers
Todd: what about black lives matter?
Sanders: BLM is raising a
very important issue and
I will fight for prison reformation
Todd: you apologized to BLM
Sanders: no I didn't
Todd: Martin O'Malley said
you're not a real Democrat
Sanders: I've been with the
Democratic caucus for 25 years
but let me tell you people are
sick and tired of politics as usual
Todd: how will you win?
Sanders: I will get angry
young people to the polls
Todd: would you scrap the ACA?
Sanders: we spend more
and get less than any other country
Todd: sounds about right
Sanders: Medicare is popular and
it works and we can make it universal
Todd: Joe Biden – do you welcome
him in the race?
Sanders: I promise him an
Todd: does he help or hurt your campaign?
Sanders: well it doesn't help – duh
[ break ]
Todd: there are passive voice
growing concerns about Hillary's
Todd: You Won't Believe what happened when we looking for people who hate Hillary
Todd: oh look we want to the Iowa
State fair and found some people
willing to bash Hillary on camera!
Voter: I used to love Hillary
but now I find her elitist
Todd: there are rising
concerns about Hillary
Todd: please bash Hillary for me
Voter: I have concerns
Clinton: this is a partisan witch hunt
Todd: but voters are concerned
Voter: I am concerned
Todd: Clinton and Bush are the same
Voter: now Gore may jump in oooh
Harkin: she's doing better
than four years ago when she sucked
Robinson: the Justice department
is looking at her e-mails which doesn't help
Todd: I was stunned at how
easily I found people wanting
to bash Hillary when I looked
for them until I found them
Strassel: this story has not gone
away which is why the media has
to cover the story which won't go away
Ball: Obama is no drama
and the Clinton team is all drama
Todd: team Clinton is fighting back!
Greenfield: Governors use
private e-mails but they never
deal with classified information
Todd: actually they do
Greenfield: but Clinton is tin-eared!
Greenfield: in any case Bill is
a better campaigner
Greenfield: also political reporters
need to switch to decaf
Todd: would it be good for
the GOP if Joe Biden runs
Strassel: Clinton is getting a
coronation and also she's doomed
Todd: looks at the fresh polls –
Trump is at 25% and Carson
and Cruz trail just behind
Robinson: I called it after the debate!
Todd: if you add Trump and Carson
and Cruz you've got almost half the vote
Greenfield: polls are ridiculous
it's like reading entrails
Todd: are political pundits
bored and insane?
Ball: sure but Donald Fucking
Trump is getting 25% support!
Todd: I know!
Ball: I mean what if he actually wins!
Todd: that's my hunch
Todd: I ate $50 worth of friend food
Todd: I eated a fried twinkie
and fried mac and cheese and
fried apple pie and a pork chop
on a stick and that was just breakfast
Todd: and everything had bacon on it
Robinson: I love bacon
– heck we all love bacon
Todd: and that's another
episode of Meet the Press