Donald Trump has slammed Karl Rove as “the most over-rated person in politics” claiming the Republican strategist’s attack ads on Ashley Judd have increased her chances of winning a senate seat.
“This is the same mind that spent $400 million and didn’t win a race. He’s the most overrated person in politics,” Trump said during a press conference following his Friday morning speech at CPAC 2013.
Judd is widely expected to launch a bid for the Democratic nomination for the senate seat in Kentucky where she would take on MajorityLeader Mitch McConnell in 2014 if she was successful.
“I like Mitch McConnell and think what Karl Rove did to him was a disaster. Karl Rove has actually made her (seem) beautiful and make people think she is great,” Trump said.
Trump believes that Judd’s profile is only being increased by Rove’s ads which have attacked her as a liberal figure who lives most of her time in California, Tennessee, and Scotland and has little connection with the Bluegrass State where she lived as a child.
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