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Ken Bone, 'Undecided Voter,' Takes Issue With Trump

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By    |   Monday, 09 Oct 2017 08:59 AM

Ken Bone, who became famous as a red sweater-wearing undecided voter at an Oct. 9, 2016 debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, is now expressing criticism of President Donald Trump, according to CNN.

While he will not reveal for whom he voted in the 2016 election, the coal-fired power plant worker said he was "very unhappy" with the president.

About Trump's response to the Charlottesville, Virginia white nationalist rally Bone said, "I just don't understand why he has a problem with saying that Nazis are worse people than other people."

Regarding the allegations of Trump's campaign colluding with Russia, he noted "Every story that comes out I'm like, oh, I'm going to give him the benefit of the doubt… at some point, where there's smoke there's fire."

A majority of independent voters agree with Bone—55 percent disapproved of Trump's job performance in a CNN poll last month.

Bone drew overnight fame from his appearance at the second presidential debate, which led to talk show appearances with Jimmy Kimmel and Ellen DeGeneres. He continues to make public appearances, and draws crowds at both liberal and conservative events, CNN reported.

He also experienced the downside of fame, such as a death threat made against his family, the CNN report said.

While Bone said he is OK with his time of fame drawing to a close, he believes Trump has an unhealthy focus on being in the spotlight.

"He's almost like a cautionary tale for what fame is, when you just can't stop being famous. He can't help it, and he'll do anything to continue driving it," Bone sad.

"I wish people wouldn't get so hung up on celebrity. I'm an extremely minor D or E list celebrity, and people still seem to value my opinion far more than they should. It's almost troubling," Bone said in the CNN report.

In September, Bone released DonorDex, an app designed to help political campaigns find donors, according to PR Newswire.

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Ken Bone, who became famous as a red sweater-wearing undecided voter at an Oct. 9, 2016 debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, is now expressing criticism of President Donald Trump, according to CNN.
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