Politics

Pro-Bush PAC leader: Trump nothing but a 'false zombie front-runner'

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush may be "low energy," but Donald Trump is "dead" politically, according to one longtime Bush ally.

Mike Murphy, leader of the pro-Bush super PAC Right to Rise USA, suggested during an interview with Bloomberg Politics Tuesday that Trump is a political placebo with zero shot of making it to the White House.

"He's dead politically," Murphy said. "He'll never be president of the United states, ever."

"By definition I don't think you can be a front-runner if you're totally unelectable. I think there's an a priori logic problem in that," the veteran political consultant added.

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