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Obama Showed Us How To Take Down Donald Trump 5 Years Ago, And The Video Is Just As Brutal Today

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 29/02/2016 Ryan Grim
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WASHINGTON -- Marco Rubio, the last establishment man standing between Donald Trump and the GOP nomination, has belatedly realized that the best way to beat a bully is to make fun of him. 

The type of bullying tough-guy schtick that Trump does is well known to be a mask for some deep insecurity, which is why the right kind of cutting mockery slices so deep, and transforms bigotry into buffoonery. Indeed, it was this insight that drove HuffPost to relegate Trump to our Entertainment pages, inspired countless patriotic Americans to mail dildos to the Oregon occupiers, and explains the campaign to turn Rick Santorum's name into a slang term for a sex act he says he opposes.

The day before the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound was planned to take place, Obama appeared at the White House Correspondents Association dinner and took aim at a different insurgent. To understand just how effective the assault was, just look at Trump's face in the clip.

At the same dinner, comedian Seth Myers savaged him, too.

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