A RARE MOMENT OF HONESTY FROM “COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVE”
He’s supposed to be the smartest candidate in the race, but former Florida governor Jeb Bush had quite the “oops” moment on the campaign trail in early-voting South Carolina this week.
Bush – who is struggling to gain traction with GOP voters despite tens of millions of dollars being spent on behalf of his candidacy – did himself no favors while visiting a gun manufacturing facility in Columbia, S.C. alongside liberal U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham.
The visit was another stop in Bush’s last-ditch bid to salvage at least a third-place finish in the Palmetto State, where his brother George W. Bush won a critical (albeit dirty) victory in 2000 en route to capturing the presidency.
Anyway, Graham asked those attending the event to raise their hands if they were “Republicans.” Many did. He then asked them to raise their hands if they were Democrats.
And a confused-looking Bush did just that …
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We thought Bush’s “I’m With Stupid” strategy was a reference to him campaigning with his brother, not the other way around.