The Deadspin Debate And Ongoing Donald Trump National Humiliation Liveblog

Photoillustration by Sam Woolley, original images via AP.

Party members are calling on him to drop out, his biggest, craziest supporters have turned their backs on him, and millions of people across the country listened to him boast about grabbing women “by the pussy.” Donald Trump is living in a garish, gold-trimmed hell—and from now until tonight’s debate, we’ll be liveblogging every last minute of it.

So get cozy, pull out your Republican lawmaker score card, and join us for what is sure to be the best day of Jeb Bush’s life.

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Ashley Feinberg

Ashley Feinberg is a senior reporter for the Special Projects Desk, which produces investigative work across all of Gizmodo Media Group's web sites.

The first hour or so of this was one of the most hallucinatory, terrible, nightmarish things I’ve ever watched on TV. Then it settled into being depressing as hell. I would smoke anything you handed me right now.

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I mean, Donald gave Hillary a nice-ass compliment! Possibly too nice for the people running his campaign!

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Ah, nice. This guy had a chance to ask the two presidential candidates anything in the world and he asked them to be nice to each other. This debate is fucking garbage and undecided voters are fucking morons.

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Geological fact check: Coal ain’t gonna last 1,000 years.

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One of Trump’s list of potential Supreme Court nominees has already called for him to drop out of the race.

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Trump hasn’t gotten the support of big shady donors, but it’s not for lack of effort.

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Trump now making the case that him doing unhinged tweets at 4 A.M. is evidence that he wouldn’t have let Benghazi happen.

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Donald Trump is now talking about the wonders of Twitter.

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That leap from sex tape to Benghazi was genious.

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“She has tremendous hate in her heart,” Donald Trump says about Hillary Clinton.

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At least our boy Grover is out here.

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Trump’s turns of phrase are so strange; “I want to give economics to people”; “We’re exhausted in terms of nuclear.”

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Do you think Trump even watched the VP debate?

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“I don’t like Assad at all, but...” - Trump

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I liked the part where Trump said he hasn’t spoken to his running mate about Syria.

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TRUMP IS NOW PRAISING ASSAD AND RUSSIA FOR WHAT THEY HAVE DONE IN ALEPPO.

HOLY GOD.

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“Russia is new in terms of nuclear.”

What the fuck does that mean.

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Donald Trump discusses the numerous taxes he pays.

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Now he’s blaming Hillary Clinton for State Department positions taken after she’d left office.

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Hillary’s back to Russia. Laying down more bait! He immediately begins pacing. He wants to take the bait.

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Also he is doing himself no favors by hanging out in the back of the stage in the shadows like a fucking serial killer.

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Donald Trump’s hair is much less orange than it was at the beginning of the campaign. In general he is becoming less orange. I’m kind of disappointed.

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Trump talks about taxes like Charlie Kelly talks about Bird Law.

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Now Donald Trump has pivoted from a question about his personal income tax to blaming Hillary Clinton for ISIS.

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