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VERBATIM: Archie Bunker would be a 'better president' than Trump

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VERBATIM: Archie Bunker would be a 'better president' than Trump

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I think Donald Trump is the middle finger of the American right hand. I think the American people are fed up with the leadership we provide them. Donald Trump is a way of saying, this is the kind of leadership you give us, take this. Make him your frigging president.
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Archie Bunker, there was a scene when Gloria was pregnant and lost the baby, and there was a scene at her bedside. That Carroll O'Connor was just glorious, showing what he was feeling. So I think about that and then I think about Donald Trump and what he says about his daughter, and there's a heart and soul in the one and there's some kind of empty field in the other.
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Archie Bunker had a heart and soul. A lot of belief that came out of not knowing. But he'd have been a better president than the fellow that's running now.