“Every few generations, we Americans are called upon to defend our country,” begins longtime progressive political commentator Keith Olbermann in the debut episode of his new web series, “The Closer With Keith Olbermann.”

“To defend it not so much from foreign dictators or war or terrorism,” he continues, “but from those here who have no commitment to progress or democracy or representative government, no commitment to anything except their own out-of-control minds and the bottomless pits of their egos.”

Olbermann is talking, as you may have guessed, about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump—or, as Olbermann calls him, “the most dangerous individual ever nominated by a major party for the highest office in this country.” Olbermann spends more than a quarter of an hour delving into the worst of Trump’s “offenses.”

“Seen all at once, they and he are horrifying,” Olbermann says of Trump’s verbal attacks, lies, outlandish proposals and alliances. Much of Olbermann’s segment covers Trump’s inherent hypocrisy on everything from immigration to taxes. “The Republican Party has actually nominated for president an irresponsible, unrealistic, naïve, petulant, childish, vindictive, prejudiced, bigoted, racist, Islamaphobic, anti-Semitic, misogynistic, fascistic, authoritarian, insensitive, erratic, disturbed, irrational, inhuman individual,” he concludes.

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—Posted by Emma Niles

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