GOP Strategist Foreshadows Jeb’s Failed Confrontation With Rubio

October 28, 2015 11:13 p.m.

Jeb Bush’s attempt to confront Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) was foreshadowed by Florida-based Republican strategist Rick Wilson, who tweeted prior to Wednesday’s CNBC main debate “the dumb, pre-planned move a certain campaign is about to make in the big debate is campaign-ending stupid.”

Fairly early on in the debate former Florida governor called upon Rubio to quit his Senate seat because he was missing so many votes.

“I’m a constituent of the senator and I helped him and I expected that he would do constituent service which means he shows up to work,” Bush said.

However, Rubio was widely perceived to have won the upper hand in the exchange.

“The only reason you’re doing it now is because we’re running for the same position. Someone convinced you attacking me is going to help you,” he shot back.

Wilson continued to live-tweet the damage he believed Bush was doing to his campaign with the move:

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