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Jeb Bush new Republican contender for president in 2012, state polls (Banana Republic?)
Huliq ^ | February 25, 2012 | Dave Masko

Posted on 02/25/2012 11:59:57 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

After other Republican candidates have turned off voters with bitter fights, Jeb Bush is stepping into their shoes as a new GOP frontrunner for 2012.

In answers to questions from the audience after a speech in Dallas on Feb. 23, new GOP frontrunner Jeb Bush cautioned the remaining Republican campaigns from drifting so far to the right that they put off the key independent voters needed to beat President Barack Obama in November. "I think it's important for the candidates to recognize though they have to appeal to primary voters, and not turn off independent voters that will be part of a winning coalition," Bush told the audience in a CBS News TV report. According to news media in both the U.S. and England, 59-year-old Jeb Bush is being named as a possible Republican frontrunner for the nomination to run against President Barack Obama in the November election. For the first time in GOP poll, Republicans were asked who they’d “really like” to run against Obama, and more said “they’d probably vote for a generic Republican candidate (44 percent,” with Jeb Bush “eyed as the latest ‘white knight’ candidate in the GOP presidential race,” reported London’s Guardian Feb. 24.

In turn, the report noted how this “former Florida governor was critical of current field in a speech this week; prompting rumors he could be a surprise contender," and also "stirring up waves on the political scene," say media experts.

Jeb Bush blasts GOP candidates

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush expressed anguish over the rhetoric he's heard in the various 2012 GOP debates, stated a recent report on the Texas political website crooksandliars.com; while stating how “Jeb is very concerned that the four stooges’ ‘who can be the craziest?’ contest is turning-off non-wing-nut America.”

The crooksandliars.com website then went on to quote Jeb Bush on the current “crazy” situation that has Republican candidates hurting each other. "I used to be a conservative and I watch these debates and I'm wondering, I don't think I've changed, but it's a little troubling sometimes when people are appealing to people's fears and emotion rather than trying to get them to look over the horizon for a broader perspective and that's kind of where we are," said Jeb Bush. "I think it changes when we get to the general election. I hope."

In turn, throughout 2009 and 2010, there have been rumors that Jeb Bush would win the Republican nomination for the 2012 presidential election if he wanted it. Now, with renewed calls for him to run for president – given the fact that the current GOP candidates seem to “sound crazy,” state political scientists speaking on PBS and in London’s Guardian – Jeb Bush reportedly said his reply is now “Yes,” reported guardian.co.uk.

Foreign visitors view Bush family as royals

Foreign visitors -- who fly into Houston’s international airport -- note that the airport is named for former President George Bush. In turn, they know his son, George W. Bush, was also a president. Now, they’re hearing that another Bush son might run for the presidency. “It might seem to a foreign visitor that we have kings here called the Bush family that some may view as a royal family,” said Martin, a recent visitor to America who traveled by way of “Bush Airport” in Houston.

Thus, it’s no surprise to Americans that Jeb Bush is the brother of President George W Bush and son of President George Bush Sr. In turn, guardian.co.uk reported Feb. 24 that Jeb Bush is “a beloved figure among many conservatives who see him as a strong and charismatic leader who is popular in the must-win swing state of Florida.”

His full name is John Ellis “Jeb” Bush, and is an American politician by profession. He served as the 43rd governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. Jeb Bush is also viewed as the “saner” of the Bush brothers, say political experts, when pointing to brothers George W., Neil and Marvin who’ve had their own controversies in the past.

GOP tired of back-biting candidates

Jeb Bush actually appears a bit “more sane and normal than the current crop of Republican crazies who want President Obama’s job,” explained “Occupy Eugene” protester Blake during a recent Huliq interview. However, Blake reminds voters “that Jeb is an inside guy with the family, and he’s also about power and control for the Republicans.”

In turn, the Guardian reported Feb. 24 “that contrasts with a widespread unease among many Republican leaders and grassroots activists with the remaining crop of Republican candidates and the vitriolic nature of the fight between frontrunner Mitt Romney and his main challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.”

Also, with Mitt Romney failing so far to secure the nomination – and with no convincing challenger emerging to unseat him – the Guardian reported how “many Republican pundits have speculated about the possibility that none of the current field will be able to amass enough support to secure the nomination this August in Tampa. Though that is still unlikely, and Romney remains a favorite to win the contest, it has led to a slew of names being mentioned as possible "white knights" that could still enter the race or emerge at Tampa as a compromise candidate to unite a splintered party. They include Bush, New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels and Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.”

Sarah Palin still a “rogue” candidate

Though none of these figures have expressed any intention to run, and several have repeatedly denied it, “Bush's comments are likely to set the rumor mill spinning furiously,” stated guardian.co.uk; while also pointing to Sarah Palin has “maybe wanting to run.”

For instance, the latest rumors about Jeb Bush deciding to run “comes after Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin entered the fray, raising the idea that she might see herself as her party's savior.”

In recent interviews the former Alaska governor has said she would "help" out the party if a contested convention happened and told CNN earlier this month that she believed such an event would be a good thing. "I don't think it would be a negative for the party … That's part of the competition, that's part of the process and it may happen," she said.

Also, guardian.co.uk noted how “Ron Paul's campaign has also complicated matters. Though the libertarian-leaning Texan congressman has not yet won a single state's popular ballot, he is trying to build up a large number of delegates to take to Tampa. In caucus states, where complex rules mean the number of delegates assigned to a candidate can outweigh their score in the popular vote, Ron Paul's campaign is working hard to win as much support as possible. That could see him amass a body of delegates in Tampa that far exceeds his standings in the polls and makes a contested convention, with no one having enough support to secure victory, more likely.”

In a hypothetical general election context, President Obama still leads Romney, Santorum and Gingrich, but political science experts told BBC News recently “that’s 'until' Jeb Bush decides to run for president in 2012."


TOPICS: Florida; Parties; Polls
KEYWORDS: 2012; bush; florida; jebbush; newt; palin; romney; ronpaul
There goes my dinner.
1 posted on 02/26/2012 12:00:04 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
They keep throwing these guys names out there because they are terrified Romney is going to lose.

Only one of the 3 people, Romney, Santorum or Newt is going to be the nominee.

2 posted on 02/26/2012 12:06:48 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Burke)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Photo taken two days (?) before the Florida Primary. Getting the script just right?


3 posted on 02/26/2012 12:07:21 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeb Bush, with his Open-Border, Compassionate-Conservative, Globalist positions on the issues is another politician on my Do-Not-Vote-For list, either in the Primary or General elections.


4 posted on 02/26/2012 12:11:05 AM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What is this I don’t even...

GOD, I HATE THE GOP!


5 posted on 02/26/2012 12:14:06 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Duck...Uh, NO.


6 posted on 02/26/2012 12:14:08 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: shibumi

“A picture is worth a thousand words”. Enough said.


7 posted on 02/26/2012 12:15:37 AM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: SoConPubbie

In the words of that famously eloquent orator, Mr Jesse Jackson..

“Stay outta da Bushes!”


8 posted on 02/26/2012 12:18:06 AM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good grief whats next?..

PeeWee Herman or Richard Simmons having the balls to run on the Groinal Party Platform?...


9 posted on 02/26/2012 12:31:45 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeb is a conventional and uninspiring politician, and lefties only like him because they could recycle their old slogans from 2004.


10 posted on 02/26/2012 12:36:01 AM PST by eclecticEel (Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: 7/4/1776 - 3/21/2010)
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To: Aria

LOL! I was thinking the exact same thing just before I read your post! “STAY OUT DA BUSHES!”


11 posted on 02/26/2012 1:21:44 AM PST by nfldgirl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Who are they asking? Drives me crazy.


12 posted on 02/26/2012 1:53:35 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeb “I used to be a conservative” Bush?

That alone disqualifies him for any office.


13 posted on 02/26/2012 2:03:17 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is really disgusting me. If Willard stumbles on Super Tuesday as I hope he does, the MSM is going to be talking more about Jeb than they did about Whitney Houston after she bought the farm.


14 posted on 02/26/2012 2:40:57 AM PST by Buddy Sorrell (Basta! Both Obama and Ranieri must go!)
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To: Buddy Sorrell

That’s not possible, don’t you know Whitney Houston was the greatest singer in the entire history of mankind? At least thats what the msm (and Christie) tells me.


15 posted on 02/26/2012 4:07:35 AM PST by conservaterian (Sarah/DeMint '12-XXX= Now what? Cain?XX Guess not. I GIVE UP)
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To: SoConPubbie

Add his blocking of off-shore drilling and mama bush telling Sarah to shut-up and go back to Alaska.

For once Jessie was right - “Stay out da bushes!!!”


16 posted on 02/26/2012 4:14:05 AM PST by newfreep (I am a "terrorist". I am Sarah Palin!)
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To: chris37

This would be a disaster.


17 posted on 02/26/2012 4:31:19 AM PST by Venturer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The bushes gave us Clinton and Obama.

NO MORE OF THESE FREAKS!


18 posted on 02/26/2012 4:34:56 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Jeb Bush is “a beloved figure among many conservatives who see him as a strong and charismatic leader........

The GOP-e propaganda organs are borrowing scripts from N. Korea's Kim Jong-un's people, it seems.......

19 posted on 02/26/2012 4:45:55 AM PST by varon (Allegiance to the Constitution, always. Allegiance to a party, never!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And what Pray tell is to far to the Right ? Spell it out Putz head! Does that mean that those who believe our rights come from God, Need to shut up? I mean My Unalienable Right to Bear Arms? How about Free Speech? Are those things we Should shut up about? How About being able to go to the Doctor when I am Sick and Have him try to Heal My Maledy without calling a Freakin Government A-Hole on the Phone before he says anything for fear of being arrested or Fined?
I am sick of these COWARDS who are afraid to stand up FOR AMERICA and cater to the Pathetic MORONS called independents who gave us the MARXIST in the White House Now!
The Country is about to go Belly up and we still have to listen to this CRAP!


20 posted on 02/26/2012 4:50:02 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
From the article: visitors view Bush family as royals

So do many Americans .... and that's only one of the many reasons we don't want another Bush in the oval office.

21 posted on 02/26/2012 4:56:48 AM PST by Right_in_Virginia
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeb will lose due to lack of votes.


22 posted on 02/26/2012 5:06:35 AM PST by bmwcyle (I am ready to serve Jesus on Earth because the GOP failed again)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I will not vote for Bush...I will not vote for Romney...I will not vote for Daniels.


23 posted on 02/26/2012 5:19:57 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“His full name is John Ellis “Jeb” Bush, and is an American politician by profession.”

Enough reason right there not to vote for him. Professional politicians are the problem with America, not the solution.


24 posted on 02/26/2012 6:22:50 AM PST by jagusafr ("Write in Palin and prepare for war...")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

NOOOOOOOO!

Cant we just start another dynasty or something.

Jeb Bush for 8 years then Chelsea Clinton for 8, then George P Bush, then Sasha Obama?


25 posted on 02/26/2012 6:38:17 AM PST by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
STAY OUT DA' BUSHES!
26 posted on 02/26/2012 7:12:14 AM PST by leprechaun9
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Here’s more for your dinner...

Arizona’s Gov. Brewer endorses Romney

By Stephen Dinan

The Washington Times

Sunday, February 26, 2012
**FILE** Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Associated Press)**FILE** Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Associated Press)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential nomination on Sunday, saying he is the most electable candidate in the field.

“He’s the man that can carry the day,” Mrs. Brewer said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”


27 posted on 02/26/2012 7:25:09 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

I kinda saw that coming. I’m sure the country clubbers had a “Come to Jesus” meeting with her.


28 posted on 02/26/2012 10:53:05 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m sure that Jan Brewer is aware of the large Mormon population in Arizona.

She is endorsing Romney because of his poll numbers, his religion, and his statements supporting her border policies for the State of Arizona.

The only reason Gov.Niki Haley had for supporting Romney is she was paid.


29 posted on 02/26/2012 2:26:55 PM PST by SatinDoll (No Foreign Naionals as our President!)
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