In a campaign event last week, Trump predicted the media would seize upon his comments about Saddam Hussein and spin a narrative that he loves dictators. The GOP candidate repeated several times that he "hates" Hussein, but couldn't deny he was "damn good" at killing terrorists.
Nevertheless, the media and the Clinton camp have indeed used his own words against him.
"These are the leaders Trump admires," the ad says. "What kind of president would he be?"