The actor behind Futurama's self-important space captain has read some of the presidential wannabe's most ridiculous remarks -- in character.
In a month that has seen Republican "presidential nominee" Donald J. Trump hint that his opponent Hillary Clinton could be assassinated and call both her and current president Barack Obama the "founders of ISIS," it doesn't seem like there could anything remotely funny about his run for the White House anymore. But voice actor Billy West, who played the pompous and hopelessly inept Captain Zapp Brannigan on Futurama, found a way to eke a few laughs out of the Orange One.
West has taken a number of quotes from Trump over the years -- none of them his finest moments, but what are, these days? -- and read them in Zapp's voice. West tweeted some of them today, and the results will make you laugh -- if only to avoid crying:
The quotes speak for themselves, don't they? All these kind of point up the fact that Trump himself is a living, breathing cartoon character -- but I think I would prefer Zapp as president.