That’s what MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell said on his show last week, when he admitted to his viewers that Donald Trump’s recent “presidential tour” was never anything but a PR campaign by NBC to promote the next season of Trump’s show, “The Apprentice.” But the announcement hasn’t had much of an effect, as The Donald is still out and about, being taken seriously in some quarters. –YL

The Last Word:

“What you just saw was a gross violation of network standards and practices as we have known them throughout most of the history of television. It put an explicit NBC endorsement on a Trump campaign for president, except it didn’t. Because NBC executives know that Donald Trump’s presidential posturing is completely fraudulent. They know that on May 16th they are going to announce that Donald Trump will be returning for another season in NBC’s employ, pretending to fire people on TV.”

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