The race for the Republican Party’s nomination in the 2016 Presidential Election has come down to Donald Trump and everyone else he’s largely leaving in the dust. However, Bobby Jindal is looking to jumpstart his struggling campaign after he took a swipe at the outspoken mogul and called him, among other things, an “unstable, narcissistic egomaniac.”
Jindal, who is currently the governor of Louisiana has been on the lower end in the standings regarding the GOP presidential race, which has curiously heated up as Trump and fellow hopeful Ben Carson have emerged as the top two choices surprisingly enough. Among the 17 candidates vying for the nod, Jindal needed something to get his supporters riled up and found the perfect foil in Trump.
NBC News reports:
Jindal called Trump “unstable,” “a narcissist,” “unserious,” and “a carnival act” during remarks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
“I want to say what everyone is thinking about Donald Trump but is afraid to say,” Jindal said before ripping into Trump.
“He is shallow, there is no substance. He doesn’t know anything about policy, he has no idea what he is talking about. He makes it up on the fly,” Jindal said.
Along with the speech, Jindal’s campaign released two web videos mocking Trump. One is a mashup of all the things Trump has said he loves throughout the campaign, ending with an “Anchorman” clip of absentminded weatherman Brick Tamland saying “I love lamp.” The other compares Trump’s promises of winning to actor Charlie Sheen during the notoriously outrageous interviews the actor did in 2011.
Trump and Carson have also traded words with each other in recent days, with the frontrunners warring with one another over faith. Carson, an avowed Chrisitan, seemingly questioned Trump’s commitment to the religion during a stop in Anaheim, Calif. this week. On ABC’s The View, Trump hit back saying that he himself questions Carson’s faith and called the award-winning neurosurgeon just an “okay doctor.”
Check out Bobby Jindal’s videos taking digs at Donald Trump below and on the next page.