Dear John: Is it cool for your co-chair to use incendiary language but not Trump? Please advise. If this type of attitude toward the GOP frontrunner continues, you can expect Hillary Clinton to be occupying the White House.
One of the Illinois co-chairs of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign is brushing off saying that the only way Trump can be beaten is with a “head shot.”
The comment, by Pat Brady, a former chairman of the Illinois Republican Party, came in an interview with Illinois’s WGN Radio about a week ago after the last Republican presidential debate and was flagged Doug Ibendahl, a known critic of Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration, which Brady supports.
“If you’re going to take on Donald Trump, you’ve got to take him out with a head shot,” Brady said during the interview.
Brady, asked about the comment after it was flagged by Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, said he didn’t mean it literally.
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