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Gutfeld: Do Americans care about national security?

Last night Matt Lauer grilled Hillary and Donald like dates stuffed with blue cheese wrapped in bacon. There Hillary's e-mail trials stuck to her like toilet paper on a shoe.

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JON LESTER, FORMER NAVAL FLIGHT OFFICER LIEUTENANT: As a naval flight officer, I held the top secret sensitive compartmentalized information clearance and that provided me access to materials and information highly sensitive to our war-fighting capabilities. Had I communicated this information not following prescribed protocols, I would have been prosecuted and imprisoned.

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GUTFELD: Hmm, someone get a bag of ice because that stung. Then there was this:

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HILLARY CLINTON, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE: We are not putting ground troops into Iraq ever again. And we're not putting ground troops into Syria. We're going to defeat ISIS without committing American ground troops.

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GUTFELD: Once again, she happily tells ISIS all the stuff we won't do to stop ISIS. Hey, Hillary, why not tell them your Netflix passwords while you're at it? Oh, wait, that's too important. Speaking of:

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CLINTON: I have been very clear about the necessity for doing whatever is required to move the VA into the 21st century.

We're living in a technological world. You cannot tell me we can't do a better job getting that information.

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GUTFELD: So Hillary lectures us on technology. This, from a woman who's BlackBerries were smashed with hammers to get rid of sensitive e-mails. That's like breaking a thermometer to stop a heatwave.

Finally, she said no one died in Libya, which is debatable. Not a great night for Captain Pantsuit. But Trump didn't leave unscathed, either contradicting previous statements he made on Iraq and Libya. And then there's this on Putin:

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DONALD TRUMP, REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE: Well, he does have an 82 percent approval rating according to the different pollsters.

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GUTFELD: Yes, the ones still alive. Yes, 82 percent approval is amazing -- in that it's so low. When Putin's critics have shorter life spans than your average may fly, the fact that 18 percent are still critical of him is
pretty astonishing. But Trump has a thing for strong men, he digs power based on fear, be it Russia, North Korea or China. He admires an iron hand, but still craves a compliment:

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TRUMP: If he says great things about me, I'm going to say great things about him. I've already said, he is really very much of a leader.

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GUTFELD: So tyrants take note: With president Trump, you'll catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.

So do these national security issues really concern anyone? The reality of an unstable world and the methods one needs to live in it seem lost among generations cocooned in bonus rooms attached to Xboxes and iPhones. Foreign policy seems truly foreign to a country that needs it now more than ever.

Greg Gutfeld currently serves as host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Greg Gutfeld Show (Saturdays 10-11PM/ET) and co-host of The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET). He joined the network in 2007 as a contributor. Click here for more information on Greg Gutfeld