16 for '16 - The Contenders

Turning 'Bushisms' and Inexperience into Strength

Clip: Episode 8 | 4m 2s

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Republican Strategist Trynham, journalists Weisberg, Couric, and advisors Rice, Norquist, and Brazile discuss Bush's inarticulacy and inexperience, as well as how he was honest enough about his shortcomings that he just surrounded himself with experienced strategists. Consequently, Bush came off as personable and as an average American to those that ultimately voted for him.

Aired: 11/01/16 | Rating: TV-PG

Funding provided by The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and The Ford Foundation. A presentation of OZY Media.

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