Skip to comments.Jeb Bush is thinking about running for president. Here’s who he talks to about it.
Posted on 03/25/2014 11:17:50 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Jeb Bush is thinking about running for president in 2016. Like, really thinking about it.
He's the headliner at an event hosted by mega donor Sheldon Adelson in Las Vegas on Thursday. He was actively involved in Rep. David Jolly's special election victory in Florida earlier this month. And he is breaking with his party's orthodoxy on Common Core.
So, as Jeb mulls a bid whose advice does he seek? Who does he trust to give him an unvarnished view of what the race might look like? Well, everyone even close to Jeb insists that he largely keeps his own counsel. (People close to politicians love to insist that no, for real, their guy/gal is not one of those people who is poll-tested and consultant approved at all times.) And they note that there is no formal or organized effort to think about the race or prepare for it. Those caveats aside, there are a handful of people who, in conversations with Jebworld (anything can be made a "world" by the way), quite clearly make up his political inner circle at the moment. If Bush decides to run, this group will almost certainly expand and the people we spoke to were quick to note that the Jeb Bush alumni association is vast and supportive....
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If Jeb Bush is the nominee the Demonrats will run against George W. Bush just like they did in 2008, and even in 2012. Come to think of it, the ‘rats will run against GWB no matter who the GOP nominee is in 2016.
Ill vote for you.
Jeb talks to the ghost of Terry Schiavo.
Thank you... I guess I’ll have to start making campaign videos.
The first guy Jeb Bush should kick off his campaign is Jeb Bush.
Does Dough Boy Jeb want the Oval Office so he can further speed up Mexico Merger?
Murdered by Jeb Bush.
He was Governor of Florida. She was being murdered in broad daylight, slowly.
He REQUESTED others not to kill her. When they ignored him, he cowered under his desk, afraid to carry out his duty—which was to send police and/or troops to save her from her murderers.
Jeb refuses, of course, to acknowledge his cowardice and his guilt.
He is unfit for any public office.
Agreed—and I have no idea who you are.
I’d vote for you over Jeb on the strength of your tagline alone :-)
:D - Thank you.
It looks like I've got an exponential increase in constituents; if I can keep this up winning the 2016 Presidential elections will be quite doable! ;)
The next losing GOP candidate has been chosen.
This would be the worst possible choice, just as Romney was last time. Romney invented Obamacare. Jeb has the same last name as a derangement syndrome—and it’s not curable.
The issues are also a problem, but just on the optics we’ve already lost with this guy.
He allowed her to die. I would love to see her case come back to hurt his chances.
Jeb Bush seriously underestimates the opposition to Common Core amongst conservatives.
It will be a deal-breaker for many voters.
He also signed the bill earlier that specifically changed the language of the Advanced Directive law in Florida that allowed the state to kill her. Yes, the Florida Congress might have been able to override his veto, but he didn’t even try to make a stand against the repercussions of the bill.
Can we add ‘no more Obamas’ to the tee shirt and nip that dynasty at the bud?
Sheldon Adelson will be backing another loser.
Jeb will make Romney look like a super star.
Oh and don’t forget his adopted sister in law Hillary LOL.
No candidate who supports Common Core will get my vote.
But wait’ isn’t it Jeb turn? / S
I actually thought Jeb did a good job as Florida Governor...except for the Shavio case...
I do wonder about him running for POTUS as his wife speaks broken English and was born somewhere south of border...
I guess if it’s ok to have a marxist do nothing potus in the office now... the GOPe must think a foreign born first lady is a way to win...
In the fine democrat tradition....how much are you willing to pay for my vote? / S
In the same clinton tradition...a couple of underage hookers and a box of decent cigars would seal the deal. / s
ANYBODY would be a better candidate than an idiot who promotes the Common Core mishmash.
His daughter was a drug addict. She was arrested for trying to get drugs using a fake prescription.
Or, from the Democrats’ perspective, it’s the best possible choice.
Who else could negate the dynasty queasiness and fatigue that Hillary brings to a race?
(And yes, it’s just like the last time, when only Romney could negate the negative of Obamacare.)
For 8 years now, the GOP has forced uninspiring old farts on us.
They always lose and we will lose again if another Bush is forced on us. I refuse to defend or stand up for another Bush anymore.
GOP better understand, we know the worst now and have lived with it. Voting for the person who is a little better than the democrat offering doesn’t work now.
Pretty much no point in my voting anymore, no one to vote for in state except commies, and now we are looking at a pro-amnesty, common core supporter.
No thanks, I’ll sit this one out no matter how much push back I get on this forum.
I’m sick of hearing about the Reagan doctrine, we will never change the way we approach politics if we don’t send a message to our side of the uni-party if we don’t push back.
Might as well let the other side have it all and let it collapse rather than fool ourselves into thinking we are doing the right thing by re-electing the Mitch McConnels and Lindsey Grahams.
I will vote for Hillary twice, one legally and once illegally , before I vote for
If Jeb were to somehow get the nod I will not vote for him even if he is running against Clinton.
The list of people in the Dauphin Bush’s inner circle reeks of GOPe. I’m sitting out if he is the nominee. Both he and the PIAPS are cut from same cloth.
Agreed, I wouldn’t want to be him when Jesus asks him about Terri.
I’m not sitting out but finally I get to vote for a third party that is more in line with my views. And without feeling guilty.
Oh no, not another left of center “Republican”. Please don’t let this be true.
Jeb Bush praised illegal immigrants as risk takers who embody the entrepreneurial spirit. For that comment ALONE, he will NEVER get my vote.
On Fox this morning, Giuliani said Jeb and Christie are the two frontrunners who could get the independent vote, LOL.
Welcome back. Bushies = Shamnesty, no thanks.
Another Bush another war.
> Come to think of it, the rats will run against GWB no matter who the GOP nominee is in 2016.
Then Hillary’s “what difference does it make” statement applies.
“If Jeb were to somehow get the nod I will not vote for him even if he is running against Clinton.”
I will vote against any Democrat nominee.
I would not give tacit approval to Hillary or any Democrat nominee by abstaining.
The Republican side of the Uniparty isn’t the side that’s supposed to “win” this time, apparently.
Maybe they are going to take this hit in order to make the point once and for all that standing for TEA Party values and candidates doesn’t pay/just gets more RATs elected.
I'm willing to do my best to abolish, disband, and destroy any federal agency (a) not explicitly commissioned by the Constitution, or (b) trimming those agencies which are created to handle a [constitutionally] federal matter (e.g. counterfeiting) down to that Constitutional function; this means that the only federal agencies that are 'safe' (off the top of my head) would be:
How does that sound to you?
-——How’s does that sound to you -——
Throw in ten Congress critters heads on a pike and I’m all yours ....!
I do believe Romney destroyed the GOP. They have learned nothing.
The overriding principle in a general election is to not let Democrats get in office.
Either way, our beliefs are going to have exactly zero impact on who becomes the Pre-selected Prince Puppet, so it's probably better to focus our energies on throwing scoundrels off of our local school boards or water management councils or police commissions. It's going to take a long, bottom-up struggle to restore sanity to American government.
The overriding principle is to put up a conservative candidate or suffer defeat.
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