Watch Scott Baio’s Speech at the Republican National Convention

Scott Baio was introduced as an actor and director and star of “Happy Days” at the Republican National Convention, but in the arena he took on the role of political attack dog.

Baio, who has been particularly outspoken about Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, talked about how the country was “in a bad spot right now.”

“We need Donald Trump to fix this,” he said.


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Baio, who also starred in “Charles in Charge,” also targeted those who are on the dole. His speech had shades of some of the messaging from 2012, when Mitt Romney attacked the 47% and his running mate Paul Ryan talked of “makers” and “takers.”

“America is an easy place to get to.  But — for you first time voters — it’s important to know what it means to be an American,” he said.

“It doesn’t mean getting free stuff. It means sacrificing, winning, losing, failing, succeeding.”

He said that Clinton “wants to continue the same policies that are wrecking this country” and that she “somehow feels entitled to the presidency.”

Trump, he said, is a “man doing this from the goodness of his heart… and genuinely wants to help.”

He concluded his speech with a plea: “Make America America again.”

Baio followed “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson, who got in a few digs at the media.

“It’s been a rough year for the media experts,” Robertson said. “It must be humbling to be so wrong about so much for so long.”

“But I have a theory about why they missed the Trump Train: they don’t hang our with regular folks like us who hunt, fish, pray and actually work for a living.”

Then, he quipped, “Heck, they don’t even know how to talk to people from middle America.  You  tell them you’re from Louisiana and they usually start talking really slow and really loud.”

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  1. Jesse says:

    Poor guy, trying to stay relevant or hoping to get a bone from Donald if elected.

  2. J2 says:

    I wish Baio had plagiarized a speech.

  3. Janet Holl says:

    Great speeches all night long! Go Trump.

  4. YepMe says:

    “It doesn’t mean getting free stuff. It means sacrificing, winning, losing, failing, succeeding.” Said the true American success story who calls women c**nts on social media. You’re irrelevant Baio.

  5. John says:

    How about Scott worry about getting a job, because I don’t think he’s getting a lot of work these days.

  6. H.M.L. says:

    When speaking of Vietnam’s veterans, does Baio realize that Trump skirted that war with aid from his dad and the alleged sudden bone spurs in his foot deferment or how he insulted John McCain’s noted service. Or how Trump had to be publically embarrassed into donating the correct amount that he vowed to donate to vets?

  7. Marty Gillis says:

    The Fonz was quoted as saying “NOT COOL Chachi ” !

  8. Kyle says:

    It is the biggest convention of has beens and morons I have ever seen. The simplistic kindergarden level jingoistic phrases are flying like silly puddy and finger-paints. But it is clear that what is left of the republican party is fear, self doubt and greed.

  9. chuck white says:

    Scott bail spoke from all of our hearts and souls, and only an insane person fault him

  10. Luise says:

    Scott you were greatChachi has really grown up to quite the man ..God Bless

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