Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” conservative commentator Pat Buchanan warned of the consequences of a presidential match-up between Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush.
Buchanan told host Sean Hannity that with the populist fervor, a Bush-Clinton contest would demoralize and upset the country.
“I think it’s the year of the outsider, clearly,” Buchanan said. “You take a look at the Democratic Party, you’ve got Bernie Sanders, the most left-wing member of the Senate, an outspoken socialist, and he’s running dead even with Hillary Clinton. I don’t think he’s going to win, but he’s run a tremendous race from the far left of the party, populist liberalism. On the conservative side it’s really been the year of the outsider with Trump first and foremost, and then Cruz, Sean. And I think the key thing to this year is look at the crowds Trump has gotten, look at the, not only the poll ratings but also the debates, how many folks have come out, and all this excitement and energy, 25 million people watching debates. My fear is that if the populist movements in both parties are turned back and you get a Clinton, say, versus Bush race, you will have a really demoralized nation to a great degree. And an angry nation. I don’t think it is, either. I think it’s going to be Trump or Cruz for the Republicans.
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