CNN’s Anderson Cooper added President Donald Trump to his “Ridiculist” once again this week, this time over a pardon issued to former media mogul Conrad Black.

“Just a few weeks past Easter, President Trump is handing out pardons like a very large bunny who loves rotten eggs,” Cooper cracked.

Black was convicted of obstruction of justice and fraud in 2007 and served 3.5 years in prison.

But what’s drawing the most attention is not his crimes, but rather what he’s been doing since then: praising Trump, constantly, to the point of even authoring an entire book lauding him.

Or, as Cooper called it, “a total suck-up book.”

A White House news release called Black “Lord Conrad M. Black of Crossharbour,” a title Cooper found endlessly funny.

“Let’s just say he ain’t in the line of succession to any throne unless it’s one President Trump just flushed,” Cooper said.

See Cooper’s full takedown below:

.@andersoncooper: Just a few weeks after Easter President Trump is handing out pardons like a large bunny that likes rotten eggs… the swamp stench is strong tonight! #TheRidiculist https://t.co/tEETkJbUXj pic.twitter.com/gBjxXVpBS1

— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) May 17, 2019 Download REAL LIFE. REAL NEWS. REAL VOICES. Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard. Join HuffPost Plus

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