Would you look at this: Somebody said something outlandish on CNN. Today’s heroes are the so-called “Stump For Trump” duo: Lynette “Diamond” Hardaway and Rochelle “Silk” Richardson, who rose from their YouTube channel to opening for Trump at his fundraisers and today went on CNN to offer the notion that Marco Rubio lived a “gay lifestyle.”

The claim, put forth by Hardaway, came more or less from out of nowhere, which makes it even more entertaining. Here is the exchange between Hardaway and CNN’s Carol Costello:

Costello: I want to show that video again of Ted Cruz and Sen. Marc Rubio shaking hands behind Donald Trump’s back during a commercial break. So Lynette, when you see that what goes through your mind?

Hardaway: Well you know, I think Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, they’re both snakes. When I look at Marco Rubio, Marco Rubio told us to Google “Donald Trump.” But I did him one better: I Googled him. And when I Googled him, you know, he owes America and the gay community an apology because it sounds like he may have had a gay lifestyle in his past. So he owes people an apology.

Costello: What? No, Lynette.

Hardaway: Yep. All you have to do is Google him. Google him and you will see that.

Costello: Lynette...

Hardaway: Well, that’s what’s on Google. So you have to be cautious when you tell people to Google people, stuff will come up. We don’t know if it’s true so we would say “allegedly,” because we Googled him and stuff came up.

Hey, she knows the law.

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In any event, what this conversation actually refers to is Rubio telling viewers of last night’s debate to research Trump’s history of hiring undocumented employees by Googling “Trump Polish workers.” He didn’t tell people just to Google Trump’s name, and if you just Google Rubio’s name—as Hardaway insinuates she did—you will have to dig pretty deep before you find anything about Marco Rubio having a gay history.

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The “Stump For Trump” duo don’t really have a point. But then again, it’s just CNN. Nobody really ever has ever a point.


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