Scott Baio endorsed Donald Trump on Saturday in an appearance with Fox News personality Judge Jeanine Pirro, telling her that.

As frightening as it may be to see the depth of the country’s support for a politics of racial resentment, Baio’s endorsement may be a positive sign.

Because if there’s one thing we know about Scott Baio, it’s that he has a long history of making awful decisions on television.

While the nation waits for the third act, here’s a brief video treasury of some of the other appalling decisions Scott Baio has made on our television sets over the years.

Though viewers didn’t know it at the time, Baio’s denial about his alcoholism would foreshadow his later denial of Trump’s winking appeal to white supremacists.

Even though Scott Baio eventually stands up for his gay friend-and even goes to his piano recital-Baio’s initial discomfort with modernity will be familiar to Trump supporters everywhere.

Maybe Scott Baio was trying to teach heartland viewers a valuable lesson about bicoastal liberal condescension when he appeared in the second season of this horrible sitcom.

The long, slow series of catastrophes Scott Baio causes after deciding to get stoned in this Afterschool Special echoes the way the GOP’s embrace of the Southern Strategy inexorably led to Trump.

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