Jeb Bush: Donald Trump Supporters Aren’t ‘A Bunch Of Idiots’

Republican presidential candidate, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush meets with supporters at his South Carolina Republican presidential primary rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Saturday that supporters for GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump aren’t “a bunch of idiots” and should be respected, CNN reported.

“What I fear is that people, kind of looking down their nose, will say the people that are supporting Donald Trump are a bunch of idiots. They’re not. They’re legitimately scared. They’re fearful,” Bush reportedly said at an event in Amsterdam. “They’re not as optimistic for legitimate reasons and there should be respect for that. And on the other side, a similar respect needs to be shown.”

Bush has said that he won’t support Trump as the nominee. The real estate mogul mercilessly criticized Bush on the campaign trail, calling Bush “low energy.”

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  1. He continued, “And some people say they’re complete imbeciles lacking all sense, but they’re not. And some people say they’re certainly, most definitely as dumb as a sack of rocks, but I don’t think they are. Some people say they’re barely able to tie their shoes and it’s a wonder they can even function in modern society. I would never dream of saying such a thing, but ‘some people’ are definitely saying that.”

  2. Avatar for 1gg 1gg says:

    Jeb’s been talking to his Mom.

  3. If there is a President Trump…the fur is going to fly…

  4. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ® said Saturday that supporters for GOP presumptive nominee Donald Trump aren’t “a bunch of idiots”…

    I agree! Recalcitrant, racist, authoritarian, judgemental, gun-fetishist ignoramuses works for me.

  5. Avatar for caltg caltg says:

    Jeb Bush: Donald Trump Supporters Aren’t 'A Bunch Of Idiots’

    Wrong again,Jeb. Trump supporters truly are a bunch of idiots.

    And some people thought you were the smart one of the Bush clan.

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