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Ex-NBC Broadcaster Bob Costas Slams Trump, Calls Him “Most Disgraceful Figure In Modern Presidential History”

Former NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas made scathing remarks about former President Trump and President Biden during a recent appearance on CNN’s “Smerconish,” labeling Trump as “Loathsome”, a “Monster” and a “disgraceful” figure and criticizing Biden’s decision to run for re-election.

Costas Condemns Trump

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During the interview, Costas did not hold back in his criticism of Trump, labeling him as the “most disgraceful figure in modern presidential history” and lambasting his supporters as part of a “toxic cult.”

Assessment of Trump’s Fitness

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Costas asserted that only those entrenched in a “toxic delusion” would believe Trump was fit for office, describing him as a “cauldron of loathsome traits.”

He said, “You have to be in the throes of some sort of toxic delusion and in a toxic cult to believe that Donald Trump has ever been, in any sense, emotionally, psychologically, intellectually, or ethically fit to be President of the United States,” he said, adding, “But his supporters are locked in on that.”

Biden’s Reelection Bid

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Turning his attention to Biden, Costas criticized the president for seeking re-election, suggesting it could lead to further political turmoil and uncertainty.

Hubris and Consequences

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Costas argued that Biden’s decision to run again displayed “hubris” and could risk prolonging the nation’s political chaos under Trump’s influence.

He said, “He had a chance to be seen as a statesman and a patriot. Now his legacy is likely to be that of a man whose hubris prevented him from seizing the moment in an appropriate way, and at best, he can squeak by Trump – that’s at best.”

Potential Outcomes

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He warned of the potential consequences, stating that Biden’s victory over Trump might not be assured, and if he were to win, his ability to complete a second term could be in question given his age.

Biden’s Ability to Make His Case

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Costas questioned Biden’s ability to effectively present his accomplishments and prosecute the case against Trump, suggesting he lacked vigor and clarity.

Perception of Biden’s Weakness

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Citing concerns about Biden’s perceived weakness, Costas suggested that even his own staff acknowledged his limitations, raising doubts about his suitability to challenge Trump.

Trump’s Characterization as a “Monster”

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Costas characterized Trump as a “monster” and cautioned against relying on Biden, whom he deemed unfit, to confront him in the political arena.

Risk in Biden’s Candidacy

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Expressing concern, Costas emphasized the risk in sending Biden, whom he acknowledged as a fundamentally decent man, to face off against Trump given his perceived vulnerabilities.

Final Word on Trump

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“Trump is a monster. You shouldn‘t send this guy out there at this point in his life to try and slay the dragon,” he concluded.

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