Trump is getting desperate, trying everything to get A-list talent to perform for his big day. Because who wants to be remembered by future generations as performing for America's first contribution to the corrupt despots of history?

Maybe you can argue that Scott Baio got the last laugh. When the campaign of Donald Trump announced that Baio and his fellow traveler in irrelevancy Antonio Sabato, Jr. would be speaking at the Republican National Convention this past summer -- after Trump's characteristically grandiose promises of an A-list "showbiz" event -- we all had a good chuckle. In Hillary Clinton's corner, after all, were truly megawatt stars like Beyoncé and Jay Z, George Clooney, Katy Perry, Meryl Streep and Bruce Springsteen. And the best Trump could do was a washed-up underwear model who now does cheesy SyFy knockoffs and Chachi. While the crowd on hand of course embraced Baio like he was guy who'd just completed his EGOT and was voted People's Sexiest Man Alive, a good percentage of the politically interested home audience was either flooding Twitter with snark or cringing that Trump's promise of star power had topped out at -- that....

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