A top adviser to Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign is comparing Donald Trump to a drunk NASCAR driver.
Kasich’s political strategist, John Weaver, did not specifically mention the New York businessman in his Monday tweet about the upcoming Republican presidential debate. But there’s no question who he is referring to.
“Imagine a NASCAR driver mentally preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk,” Weaver wrote on Twitter. “That’s what prepping for this debate is like.”
Trump, who has not been shy about attacking his rivals in the Republican race, is expected to have one of the 10 podiums at the first debate next week.
But it’s still unclear whether Kasich, who announced his bid last week, will place poll well-enough to guarantee himself an invite to the stage.
Imagine a NASCAR driver mentally preparing for a race knowing one of the drivers will be drunk. That's what prepping for this debate is like
— John Weaver (@JWGOP) July 27, 2015