Jeb Bush Tells New Hampshire Attendees, “Please Clap”

GOP candidate, former Governor Jeb Bush, who remains in the presidential race despite not breaking a 9 percent approval rating in New Hampshire, and garnering 2.8 percent in Iowa, evidences his lack of support.

After declaring, “I won’t be out here blowharding, talking a big game without backing it up,” the audience remained silent. Sounding defeated or exasperated, he pleaded, “Please clap.”


If Bush has to ask people to clap, one wonders what he will do to get people to vote for him in New Hampshire.


Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a political analyst for Fox News Radio and has appeared on television and radio programs nationwide. She writes about political, cultural, and religious issues in America from the perspective of an evangelical and former communications staffer. She was a communications strategist for four U.S. Senators, one U.S. Congressman, a former New York governor, and several non-profits. She earned her MA in Theology from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Follow her @bethanyblankley &

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