Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” New York Times columnist David Brooks offered his suggestion for the ailing Jeb Bush presidential campaign, which finds itself far behind in some of the early primary states.
Brooks proposed Bush runs as a so-called laxative candidates, which he described to be the calmer, more serious choice among the candidates.
“[I]f I was him I would lead with his strength, and just say ,’I’m boring. I’m boring. Is our problem that we don’t have too much boring-ness? No, it’s we’ve got too much craziness. And so I’m going to be your sedative. I’m going to be a laxative, I guess, to calm you down,'” Brooks said.
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