So it looks like the Trumpster has made up with Roger:
And Megyn still thinks she did nothing wrong:
And while we at the Politicalfuzz love to see such harmony in the universe, we are not so easily taken by such sleight of hand moves. Let us explain…
Megyn Kelly said, “We were trying to drill down to their most vulnerable areas and then give them a chance to explain them. And also give the audience a chance to see how they would handle that”
Here is the problem with that excuse; you did not ask Bush the following question:
“Mr. Bush, you said the GOP Must ‘Lose The Primary To Win The General’. Mr. Bush, are you not unapologetically dismissing the GOP base? Moreover, just how does that work – losing the primary to win the general”
No Megyn Kelly, Brett Baier, and Chris (acorn not falling far from the tree) Wallace in all of their hours and hours of preparation did not come up with that question. No, here is what they asked Bush:
WALLACE: “Senator Rubio, when Jeb Bush announced his candidacy for presidency, he said this: “There’s no passing off responsibility when you’re a governor, no blending into the legislative crowd.
Could you please address Governor Bush across the stage here, and explain to him why you, someone who has never held executive office, are better prepared to be president than he is, a man who you say did a great job running your state of Florida for eight years.”
Yea – explain to Mr. Bush already!
BAIER: “Governor Bush, you have insisted that you’re your own man. You say you have a life experience uniquely your own. Not your father’s, not your brother’s.
But there are several opponents on this stage who get big- applause lines in early voting states with this line: quote, “the last thing the country needs is another Bush in the Oval Office.”
So do you understand the real concern in this country about dynastic politics?”
Yea – we don’t care about all that other stuff, what about Dynasty? Do you think you could play a role on that if we brought the TV series back? And do you like how I used the word dynastic?
WALLACE: “I want to ask you about a statement that you made last year about illegal immigrants. And here’s what you said. “They broke the law, but it’s not a felony, it’s an act of love. It’s an act of commitment to your family.” Do you stand by that statement and do you stand by your support for earned legal status?”
Honestly – this is a decent question for a debate. You got one good question in there, pretty good for a professional with that many years of experience!
WALLACE: “Thank you, sir.” (And sorry I had to ask a sort of tough question…)
WALLACE: “Mr. Trump, it has not escaped anybody’s notice that you say that the Mexican government, the Mexican government is sending criminals — rapists, drug dealers, across the border. Governor Bush has called those remarks, quote, extraordinarily ugly. I’d like you — you’re right next to him — tell us — talk to him directly and say how you respond to that”
Yea – explain to Mr. Bush already!
KELLY: “Governor Bush, for days on end in this campaign, you struggled to answer a question about whether knowing what we know now…”
You screwed up the answer the first time – let us give you a chance to get it right. To be fair, Jeb was taken out of context when he responded to this question the first time. He was clearly talking from an “at that point in time” standpoint. It is a non-issue – so let us throw another softball.
BAIER: “Governor Bush, you are one of the few people on the stage who advocates for Common Core education standards, reading and math. A lot of people on this stage vigorously oppose federal involvement in education. They say it should all be handled locally.
President Obama’s secretary of education, Arnie Duncan, has said that most of the criticism of Common Core is due to a, quote, “fringe group of critics.” Do you think that’s accurate?”
Yea – is Arnie Duncan right or wrong?