Scott Baio Is About to Speak at the GOP Convention. Here’s What He Has to Say About Hillary Clinton.

“Chachi” sets the tone for the Republican convention.


In the days leading up to the 2016 GOP convention, Donald Trump reportedly had a tough time securing the kind of all-star celebrities he once promised would take the stage in Cleveland to lend glittering support to his candidacy.

It appears, however, that in the end he triumphed. On Saturday, Trump revealed that none other than distinguished actor Scott Baio would address the convention on Monday evening. Yes, that Baio of Charles in Charge and Happy Days fame.

Just days before the news, in what perfectly captures the tone of this year’s GOP convention, the not-quite-A-list actor tweeted the following thoughts on Hillary Clinton:

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DEMOCRACY DOES NOT EXIST...

without free and fair elections, a vigorous free press, and engaged citizens to reclaim power from those who abuse it.

In this election year unlike any other—against a backdrop of a pandemic, an economic crisis, racial reckoning, and so much daily crazy—Mother Jones' journalism is driven by one simple question: Will America will move closer to, or further from, justice and equity in the years to come?

If you're able to, please join us in this mission with a donation today. Our reporting right now is focused on voting rights and election security, corruption, disinformation, racial and gender equity, and the climate crisis. We can’t do it without the support of readers like you, and we need to give it everything we've got between now and November. Thank you.

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