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Samantha Bee perfectly captures the absolute ridiculousness of the Republican race

On Monday's Full Frontal, host Samantha Bee captured the feeling many people felt after the last Republican debate on Thursday: What the hell is going on here?

From candidates outright insulting each other ("Lying Ted," "Little Marco," and "Big Donald") to Ted Cruz asking Donald Trump to "breathe, breathe, breathe," to Trump literally defending his penis size six minutes into the debate, the night was a disaster.

"I don't mean to sound sexist," Bee said, "but I think men are just too emotional to be president."

Bee added, "So this is where we are? The party of Lincoln has completed its long journey from 'a house divided against itself cannot stand' to 'you should see how yuuuge my pocket Donald looks when I masturbate with my totally normal-sized hands'? … Republican voters deserve better."

As Bee pointed out in a previous segment, the debate came after former Republican presidential nominees Mitt Romney and John McCain did their very best to save the party from Trump — Romney by making a speech, and McCain through a statement. How the debate turned out shows those lifesaving attempts didn't really work.

But more substantively, Bee just didn't buy McCain and Romney's outrage. "The guy who gave us Trump 1.0," Bee said, referring to McCain's nomination of Sarah Palin to the vice presidential ticket, "does not get to complain about the latest upgrade."


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