Gov. Jon Kasich (R-OH)
Stephanopoulos: OMG Donald
Trump is winning everything!
Stephanopoulos: Karl can anyone
stop this runaway train?
Karl: has Trump finally gone too far?
Karl: Famous misogynist Red State
bashed him for insulting women!
Jeb: Trump should apologize!
Trump: Erick Erickson is a loser!
Karl: Trump is a liberal Democrat
who supports the Clintons!
Karl: will Trump fade? please?!
Trump: Jon Karl you're stupid!
Karl: can anyone defeat Trump! Please!
Karl: maybe Rubio!
or Kasich! anyone?!?
[ break ]
Stephanopoulos: we have
Donald Trump on the phone
Stephanopoulos: welcome Mr Trump sir
Trump: make it quick Shorty
Stephanopoulos: everyone hates you
Trump: I have a great relations
with the women
Trump: Jeb wants to cut health
care for women – he's the real sexist!
Stephanopoulos: so you say
Trump: Carly is terrible for women
I though I respect her but she's an idiot
Stephanopoulos: will you
apologize to Megyn Kelly?
Trump: no she got all hormonal because
I bashed that fat lesbian Rosie O'Donnell
Stephanopoulos: I see
Trump: only a deviant
would think of menstruation
Trump: right – only a truly sick
person would think of something so icky
Stephanopoulos: it's a natural part of life
Trump: periods are gross like
breast milk and babies' poops
Stephanopoulos: everybody poops
Trump: not me – I excrete gold from my scalp
Stephanopoulos: regardless you
insulted the beloved Megan Kelly
Trump: 'blood coming from your nose'
is a common statement it means
Stephanopoulos: but you didn't say that sir
Trump: you're really stupid
Stephanopoulos: you wrote in a
book that women are 'really killers'
Trump: women are great in business
and phenomenal and I pay them
a lot of money
Stephanopoulos: okay then
Trump: if you call a man
a 'killer' it's a compliment
Stephanopoulos: it can be
Trump: like my friend Donald Rumsfeld
used to say to his pal Saddam Hussein
'hey killer' and they both loved it
Stephanopoulos: I imagine they did
Trump: our country is too politically
correct and is horrible and terrible
Stephanopoulos: well that's the
country you're trying to be President of
Trump: it's a shitty country
Stephanopoulos: people think
you hate women
Trump: I am leading in Iowa and
New Hampshire and South Carolina
and in my own mind
Trump: I'm leading in Georgia and
in national polls and almost all my
supporters are women
Stephanopoulos: you're kidding
Trump: I am phenomenal –
Stephanopoulos: in 1999 you called
for an extra tax on rich people
Trump: I'm rich I was willing to pay it!
Stephanopoulos: why should conservativestrust you since their guiding ethos is
spending money you don't have to
give more money to rich people
Trump: we should have used that
rich person tax to pay off the national debt!
Stephanopoulos: you were for
single-payer health care too
Trump: and I meant it at the time
Stephanopoulos: can the GOP trust you?
Trump: Ronald Reagan was a Democrat!
Stephanopoulos: that's true
Trump: I have support among
Latino women Democrats
Stephanopoulos: if you say so
Trump: the blacks loves me!
Stephanopoulos: you donated
money to Democrats
Trump: I am a world-class businessman
Stephanopoulos: all right
Trump: buying politicians is
just good business George
Stephanopoulos: is it really?
Trump: they were always
there for me!
Stephanopoulos: you confess
to bribing politicians!
Trump: I am going to make
America great again
Trump: friends of mine are donating
to Jeb Bush and believe me they
are expecting something for their money
Stephanopoulos: I can't argue with that
Trump: damn right
Stephanopoulos: so you're not backing down
Trump: not at all George
Stephanopoulos: well good luck then
Trump: I'm having a good time
and loving every minute
[ break ]
Stephanopoulos: welcome Governor Kasich
Kasich: good morning
Stephanopoulos: is Donald
Trump killing your party?
Kasich: I want to lift people
Stephanopoulos: Lindsey Graham
says Trump is a real problem for the GOP
Kasich: when I'm the nominee I will
send a positive message of happy talk
Stephanopoulos: I see
Kasich: I want to show poor
people the miracle of America
Stephanopoulos: your entire party
is alienating women
Kasich: not many people
know this but I'm very famous
Stephanopoulos: good point
Kasich: Republicans need to
stop hating everyone and everything
Stephanopoulos: that's a bold statement
Kasich: it's true
Stephanopoulos: will you support
Trump if he's the GOP nominee?
Kasich: [ laughs ] I have to
Stephanopoulos: Erick Erickson won't
vote anyone who doesn't hate women
which that a problem for you
Kasich: I'm a hawk who balanced the budget
Kasich: I cut taxes and added jobs
Stephanopoulos: damn Obama economy
Kasich: but we need to help poor
people and the mentally ill and even criminals
Stephanopoulos: man you are nuts
Kasich: I can't help it –
I care about people
Stephanopoulos: are you sure
you're a Republican?
Kasich: I think so
Stephanopoulos: well it sure
doesn't sound like it
[ break ]
Stephanopoulos: welcome panelists
Stephanopoulos: is Trump winning or fading?
Dowd: Trump is popular – with Democrats!
Stephanopoulos: sure he is
Dowd: we live in a bombastic selfie culture
Stephanopoulos: Republicans who
oppose him are willing to oppose him
Fagen: Trump will fade!
Stephanopoulos: I keep hearing that
Fagan: it was a good debate –
there were some really great
candidates no one remembers
Stephanopoulos: how does
Trump pick up steam?
Halperin: he's got a professional
team around him
Halperin: don't assume he's going to fade
Stephanopoulos: true – but he's
pissed off blacks and latinos and
women and homo sapiens
Heileman: I tried to destroy Trump
with a focus group and they didn't
want to hear it – they rationalized and
found excuses for his horrible liberal past
Stephanopoulos: stupid voters
just won't listen to beltway pundits
Heileman: it's crazy!
Brazile: Trump is a horrible
person poisoning the GOP brand
Fagen: Chris Christie was great
Stephanopoulos: except for the lying
Fagen: Republican should feel very good
Dowd: candidates lost a great
opportunity to defend decency
Brazile: Trump a misogynist
Halperin: he hates men too
Stephanopoulos: way to miss the point Halp