Seeing a friend of yours struggle during an interview or debate is a painful thing to watch.
But if it's someone who's trying to spout some nonsense that troll bots post automatically on Twitter, it's nice to see them get their comeuppances.
In the case of Ted Crockett's recent silence during an appearance on CNN, it's bittersweet. It's great to see him knocked off his high horse as he advocates for Roy Moore, but on the other hand, this is a man who's been elected for three terms. Think about it.