POLITICO: Terrifies GOP field... http://t.co/yDBG8JT6uW— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) August 7, 2015
...But when another Fox moderator, Chris Wallace, tried to call Trump to task for calling some Mexicans who cross the border illegally “rapists” and drug dealers, Trump airily dismissed him.
“If it weren’t for me, you wouldn’t even be talking about illegal immigration, Chris,” Trump said. “Our leaders are stupid, our politicians are stupid, and the Mexican government is much smarter, much sharper, much more cunning, and they send the bad ones over because they don’t want to pay for them.
“Why should they when the stupid leaders of the United States will do it for them? And that’s what’s happening whether you like it or not,” Trump said.
So now was the time for the other candidates to jump on Trump, right? Nope.
Wallace called on Ohio Gov. John Kasich. And Wallace got a shock.
“Donald Trump is hitting a nerve in this country,” Kasich said. “People are frustrated, fed up. People who want to just tune [Trump] out are making a mistake.”
“Gov. Rubio,” Wallace said to Marco Rubio, “let’s see if I can do better with you.”
But Rubio wouldn’t go along with Wallace’s attempt to start a Republican brawl, either.
“People are frustrated,” Rubio said. “We are the most generous country in the world when it comes to immigration. And people feel they are being taken advantage of.”
“I believe we need to secure the border,” Walker said....
Trump to Megyn Kelly: I Don't Have Time For Political Correctness and Neither Does This Country... http://t.co/7WOsGqJLjv— DRUDGE REPORT (@DRUDGE_REPORT) August 7, 2015