Bush was met with complete silence after giving what the Times described as a “fiery” speech at the Hanover Inn, where he vowed to prioritize national security as President.
“I won’t be out here blowharding, talking a big game without backing it up,” he said, as quoted by the Times.
“Please clap,” he pleaded as the audience remained quiet.
According to the Times, the crowd laughed before finally breaking out into applause.
Video below is of Steve Gallardo’s speech outside the State of the State address in January 2014. State Senator...