He seems to use it as a derogatory, apparently thinking the people should be repressed rather than helped. Why would anybody vote for somebody against the basic ideas of "Not limited to or by established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views, or dogmas; free from bigotry." and "Favoring proposals for reform, open to new ideas for progress, and tolerant of the ideas and behavior of others; broad-minded."?
One would think some sort of education would be a requirement to be electable to public office ... at least grade school. Maybe bush's lack of education explains why he sat silent in grade school with the other little kids while the WTC was falling?