In pre-debate comments, Jones took exception to the notion that the Republican presidential nominee could be graded on a curve since his campaign had lowered expectations going into the event.
“I think it’s very important that we don’t lower the standard. He can’t just get credit for being the most improved bigot... the most improved hate monger, the best self-moderating hate monger. He’s got to answer questions. This is the most difficult period for America internally and externally ― and he’s got to meet a high bar, not a low bar.”
See the full comments in the clip above, posted online by Raw Story.
Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.