Jeb Bush Attempts to Smear Donald Trump by Digging Up Old Footage of Him Saying Relatively Progressive Things

The last thing a Republican voter wants is someone with a history of occasionally, when the moment is right, saying vaguely intelligent things.

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Today in news that reads like the plot of a soulfully unsettling horror film aimed solely at Republican voters, John Ellis Bush has compiled a brief video of his Republican circus ringleader Donald Trump saying "liberal things." Though the irony of Trump enthusiastically saying things like "pro-choice" adds another layer of fun to the erroneous not-bald man currently leading the Republican field, it also inadvertently serves as a decidedly meta mockery of itself and its creators.

John Ellis Bush, known by his day-ones as "Jeb," even bypassed the traditional subtweet method by actually fucking @ing Trump on Twitter with a period before the handle so it's truly out there:

.@realDonaldTrump in his own words

— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) September 1, 2015

Several hours later, Jeb took another tweeted stab at Trump with an interestingly punctuated inquiry:

Why are you a Republican @realDonaldTrump…The answer is, you’re not

— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) September 1, 2015

When viewed as brilliantly self-deprecating satire, Jeb's video is kind of genius. However, when viewed in its actual context, it's downright silly. It's as if Jeb has forgotten what exactly goes on in the mind of a Trump supporter:

Meanwhile, Bill Clinton reclines at home and giggles gregariously.

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