Karl Rove: People Are Praising Bush to ‘Find a Way to Hate Trump Even More’

Former President George W. Bush gave a speech this week appearing to, in part, denounce Trumpism, and as a result he’s received some praise from Trump critics.

Some have offered Bush praise, but there’s certainly no shortage of skepticism regarding what he said this week.

On Fox News tonight, Karl Rove lamented how Bush’s speech was taken by the media as an attack on Trump, saying people should read the whole thing (including what Bush had to say about the media).

Martha MacCallum brought up the “rosier reaction” to Bush from people who “denigrated him so deeply.” Rove said the following:

“I think that’s partially a reaction to the fact that they just hate Trump and they have to find a way to hate Trump even more. And by saying ‘I like Bush,’ that makes them feel better.”

Watch above, via Fox News.

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