After one of those town hall events where Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush tries to prove he’s not a “low energy person” by acting like a desperate camp counselor trying to excite a bunch of kids who are smarter than him, Bush told reporters that grandstanding, leftwing Univision anchor Jorge Ramos should have been “treated with a little more respect” by Donald Trump.
Trump, the current Republican frontrunner (by a mile) had Ramos removed from a press conference Tuesday night after the leftwing activist became hysterical. Without being called on, Ramos stood up and started heckling the billionaire businessman. Trump, who kept his composure throughout, repeatedly tried to cool The Sell-Out down, but he just kept yelling.
After Ramos was removed and calmed down, Trump allowed the activist back in and took two rounds of questions from emotionally unstable Univision anchor.
Bush siding with Ramos after this display is yet another sign of the former-Florida Governor’s disturbing habit of pandering to the amnesty crowd.
Pandering to the media is Jeb making the same mistake John McCain did.
Bush is shockingly naïve and will spend all of the general election campaign appearing unsure and caught off guard if he thinks that after winning the nomination Ramos won’t turn on him like a junkyard dog.
Pandering to the media makes Republicans look weak, like the opposite of what America wants in their president.
Strength wins elections. Strength is a display of competence.
“If Bush doesn’t have the sand to stand up to the likes of a Jorge Ramos, how will he stand up to Putin?” That’s the question voters ask themselves before they vote for the other guy.
Bush siding with Ramos is reminiscent of Chris Christie hugging it out with President Obama.
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