Scarborough: I Have Yet To Find A Person That Has Told Me They Are Excited For Jeb, They're "Non-Existent"

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Posted: May 21, 2015 9:41 AM
On Thursday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough expressed the depressing lack of enthusiasm he has seen for probable Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush at Republican and conservative events. "We were at CPAC together, we've been to the New Hampshire event together. We go to all of these events, and nobody is running around with their hair on fire saying 'I hate Jeb Bush,'" Scarborough observed. "It's worse than that," Scarborough added. "Nobody is talking about him." "I have yet to find the first person of all of the Republican events I've been to come up to me and go, "I'm here for Jeb. I'm excited." It's non-existent," the morning host also said. "I do think that he would be the strongest general election candidate," Scarborough opined. "And I think he would be a great president. That's me personally. But, boy, I don't see how gets through a primary process where people... just don't connect to him." JOE SCARBOROUGH: We were at CPAC together, we've been to the New Hampshire event together. We go to all of these events, and nobody is running around with their hair on fire saying "I hate Jeb Bush." It's worse than that. Nobody is talking about him. I have yet to find the first person of all of the Republican events I've been to come up to me and go, "I'm here for Jeb. I'm excited." It's non-existent. You have Washington types that are there running around him. You have -- it's