Jimmy Kimmel said California Republican recall candidate Larry Elder took a page from Donald Trump’s playbook by claiming the election was fraudulent before it even happened.
“It’s new to Republicans,” Kimmel said Tuesday night. “If you win it’s a landslide, if you lose it’s fraud.”
But Kimmel noted that Trump set the stage for the claim, calling the effort a fraud, without evidence, days ago.
“Guys, I get it,” Kimmel said, then summed it up in five words: “You’re losers and you’re embarrassed.”
Kimmel said he understands on some level.
“It’s the same as I felt when I was still a virgin in my senior year in high school,” he said. “But believe me, lying about it doesn’t help. It only makes matters worse.
See more in his Tuesday night monologue:
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