Turns out Stephen Miller, Donald Trump’s senior advisor and the man whose disastrous Sunday talk show appearance put his face before the nation, wasn’t the most popular kid in high school. For not only was the Santa Monica High student openly hostile toward the diverse school’s many minority students, but his participation in student activities earned him a great deal of scorn and an election loss to Mark “The Cobrasnake” Hunter, a noted hipster photographer. Yes, he lost his student government bid to a guy known as “The Cobrasnake,” who happens to be an LA legend.
MTV podcaster Molly Lambert spilled the goods on Twitter in response to Univision’s exclusive publication of an hold Santa Monica High student video featuring an offensive rally speech Miller gave at a 2002 rally.
According to LAist, Miller and Hunter — who were taking part in “separate races” — didn’t actually campaign against one another at first. Miller fantastically lost in his attempt to become the next student government speaker, whereas Hunter was elected vice president. However, the pair did run against each other for a spot on the student council. That’s when Miller delivered the speech in question that, as Univision recalled, was “cut off almost immediately”: