May 14, 2016 7:54 pm -


A senior Trump adviser, confronted with Trump’s new insistence that any policy ideas are just “suggestions,” says it’s “ridiculous” to suggest that words matter.

Speaking on a panel on CNN, Barry Bennett, a senior political adviser to the Trump campaign, defended Trump’s waffling by saying that anything he puts forward is “a suggestion to Congress,” noting that “he has to persuade Congress to do it and all he can try to do is persuade Congress to go along with him.”

When a fellow panelist pointed out in response, “Typically, words matter,” Bennett had a strange response.

“Oh please, this words matter stuff. This is ridiculous,” he said. “You are looking desperately for a reason not to vote for him.”



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.