I talked in a previous article about the black horse of the upcoming US elections. He is Donald Trump, the billionaire with strange views who got the highest ratings in opinion polls versus the other Republican Party presidential candidates.
His Republican rival is Jeb Bush, the brother of former President George W. Bush. Like his older brother, he lacks charisma and eloquence.
Asked if he would implicate the United States in a war with Iraq, he said that he would do just as his brother did, a provocative answer that stirred resentment among the American people. And to evade the predicament, he said he misunderstood the question.
Trump said Bush is not intelligent enough and does not have a strong personality to rule the United States. He also said that he speaks very slowly and that he never gives clear and unequivocal statements. Moreover, some members of the Republican Party said openly that they would not allow for another Bush to run the White House.
Other Republican candidates are Senator Marco Rubio, the governor of Florida who opposes the American-Cuban rapprochement, and Senator Ted Cruz, who said the United States needs a strong president like Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who gave a big blow to ISIS in Libya.
On the other hand, there is Hillary Clinton from the Democratic Party, whom the Republicans say is not up for the job, citing that she did not do anything when the US embassy was attacked in Libya. They also say her use of a private email account has threatened national security.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm