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JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

Jeb! Bush apparently didn't appreciate Donald Trump's taco bowl tweet any more than we did.

The failed presidential candidate apparently spoke to a Dutch newspaper about Trump's Cinco De Mayo tweet in which he claimed he "loves Hispanics."

“What Trump did was so insensitive,” Bush told NRC. “First, not all Hispanics are Mexican. Secondly, not all Hispanics eat tacos. Thirdly, showing your sensitivity by eating an American dish is the most insensitive thing you can do. Fourthly, to say this, next to all things he already said, is a further insult. It’s like eating a watermelon and saying ‘I love African-Americans.’

As much as I may agree with Jeb! in this instance, I can only give him so much credit.

Jeb largely abandoned his pro-immigration reform stance during the GOP primary and at one point he even descended into talking about "anchor babies." He then tried to walk that back by throwing Asian immigrants under the bus.

Trump is a ghoul, but the party has enabled him. They built that.

  • Aynwrong

    Exactly. The GOP didn’t just have the last year to defeat Trump. They had most of the Obama Administration. During which, people like Jeb Bush had every opportunity to slam Trump and tell him to shut up. When he started demanding the President’s birth certificate, when he claimed to send investigators to Hawaii and when he demanded the President release his college transcripts. They didn’t.

    None of that should come as a surprise. After all, they’ve had nearly 30 years to Rush Limbaugh to shut up too. Instead of ever showing decency, they mortgaged themselves out to him.

    • Agreed they sold their souls for the sake of power a long time ago.

    • Victor the Crab

      Upvoted forever, if I only could.