Trump attacks Carson, says he lacks energy necessary to be president

Ben Carson is way up in Iowa – and Trump has to start punching first this time..

https://i2.wp.com/downtrend.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/trumpcarson.jpg

http://edition.cnn.com/2015/10/23/politics/donald-trump-miami-rally/

Miami (CNN) Donald Trump on Friday downplayed the results of two Iowa polls that show him slipping to second place in the key first state, and he took shots at Iowa’s new front-runner: Ben Carson.

Speaking at Trump National Doral Miami resort, Trump knocked Carson’s reserved persona and questioned his competence before a revved-up crowd of supporters.

"Donald Trump falls to second place behind Ben Carson," Trump said, reading the headline of the day. "We informed Ben, but he was sleeping."

He added that Carson could not aggressively tackle trade in the way Trump has pledged to do and said the country needs a "special leader" with "tremendous energy" as president. And in more subtle ways, Trump hinted at a contrast between him and Carson as he pointed out that the U.S. needs a strong leader in the face of "medieval times" in which ISIS is beheading Christians.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s