Racism, xenophobia, and jokes about killing political protestors are not funny, but sick-burning a Trump booster on national television because he’s sitting in a booster seat is VERY funny. That’s just the way it is.

Andy Dean (above, left) is a former contestant on The Apprentice, where he groveled before the man whom he would later work for as president of Trump Productions. Now, he’s a professional stooge who bickers with TV hosts like Anderson Cooper.

He’s also, according to former Jeb Bush campaign worker Tim Miller, the kind of guy who requests a booster seat on CNN so that he will appear taller than he really is.

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Does laughing at this great dis somehow debase us, dragging us to the same degraded level of cruelty that Trump inhabits, as the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent suggests?

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No. It is completely OK to laugh at this burn.

h/t Greg Sargent who is not so great at analogies