Bush/Khaled 2016?
Bush/Khaled 2016?

DJ Khaled Gives Jeb Bush the Inspiration He So Badly Needs on Jimmy Kimmel

Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential campaign is not going smoothly. Unless the heads of all the dictionaries in America get together to change the definition of "smoothly" to mean: when one's house explodes in a fiery spurt of diarrhea. If they do that, then, yes, Jeb Bush's 2016 presidential campaign is going smoothly.

He's not doing well in the polls, Donald Trump keeps bullying him like a middle-school jock, and he can't shake his awkward image as America's dorky dad who swears to gosh he smells weed in there and will find it, dang it!

But if there's one person right now who can turn that all around, it's Jesus. If there's two people who can turn that all around, it's Jesus and DJ Khaled.

Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Khaled stopped by to offer some of his now-famous inspirational quotes, which have helped to make him a national Snapchat icon with followers numbering in the millions.

Kimmel throws to a clip of Khaled standing against a white backdrop, looking seriously into the camera. He proceeds to give Jeb Bush a speech so motivational, it makes Mel Gibson's Braveheart speech look like Danny Tanner giving the Olsen twins a pep talk.

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Bush seemed to enjoy it as much as a man who clearly doesn't understand the joke can. He tweeted at Khaled this morning to let him know he's listening. 

Later Khaled took the stage with Future to perform a medley of "I Don't Play About My Paper," "You Mine," and "Jumpman" with frequent collaborator Future. 

This isn't the first time Khaled's found himself thrust into politics. Back in 2013, Barack Obama walked out to Khaled's track "All I Do Is Win" at the White House Correspondents Dinner. The Republican race is still too early to call, though Trump commands a sizable lead. However, the Khaled bump is real, and this might be the smartest, most loyal, and appreciated move of Bush's campaign yet. 

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