Former Bush senior staff member Bradley Blakeman attacked Ron Paul on Fox Business, after the Texas congressman won a California straw poll by a large margin.

“Ron Paul is neither selectable by the party to be nominated or electable by the people,” he said on Monday. “Let’s get real. He’s a gadfly and nothing more than that. If I were Romney and Perry, I would be thinking of a way to get Ron Paul off the stage because he is a distraction.”

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