Skip to comments.Bush-Cheney 2012?
Posted on 05/19/2009 2:55:58 PM PDT by Lou Budvis
Over the weekend, President Obama named Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, a telegenic Republican moderate, as his pick for ambassador to China, removing one possible 2012 challenger from the fray. Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, a straight-shooting right-winger I find it impossible to dislike, is loved by conservative activists, but not always by his fellow South Carolinians. Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska has, for a variety of reasons, not all of them entirely fair, become a national punchline. My guess is that Republican primary voters wont bite, just as Iowa Democrats turned against Howard Dean at the last possible moment. Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota is lacking in star wattage. Because Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana is not insane, he's keeping his powder dry until 2016, and the same might even be true of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. As for Mike Huckabee, who has become a scourge of bailout capitalism, his failure to make headway outside of his evangelical base suggests that he's fundamentally a niche candidate.
The missing candidate, then, is Jeb Bush, a successful two-term governor of a big swing state with sterling conservative credentials, a record of appealing to Latino voters, and the raw brainpower and rhetorical skill to match Barack Obama.
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More like it and that would fry the Rats in their own juce.
I’ll pass on dynasties.
Great a Bangladeshi RINO chiming in... BARF.
No more Bushes!
I could live with that combination.
Dick Cheney/John Bolton 2012!!
Cheney without the Bush is best.
No more Bushes.
No more Kennedys.
No more Clintons.
Or anyone else within their ‘circle of influence.’
Leave Mr. Cheney alone and let the man fly-fish and enjoy his grandkids. He’s MORE than earned it. :)
Sarah Palin of Alaska has, for a variety of reasons, not all of them entirely fair, become a national punchline.”
Only amongst the chattering classes and the hard left, and they won’t decide the nominee.
Salam is in for a little surprise...
BTW what part of the smearing of Palin does he consider "fair" and "deserved".
He who governs least governs best.
Cheney for Veep (for military/defense issues).
I haven’t seen anyone come out wanting to slash pork and corruption as much as Palin.
So Palin/Cheney, IMHO
Either he's too sick to be President (four heart attacks), or he's not. If he's the guy who sat out the last election and gave us Obama, he's not going to get another chance -- and he won't.
Sarah Palin is only a national punchline in the minds of mine numbed robots.
I like her and will continue to support her.
This is as likely as a meteor crashing into Pelosi’s car while she is hauling a car full of clowns.
I thought you were talking Liz Cheney. She kiscks liberal ass...
Jeb Bush is terrific. He did a great job in Florida and was very popular there. Jeb doesn't waffle on conservative principles like his brother and he can actually explain why conservative ideas are better than liberal. If only he had a different brother and last name, he'd be at the top of most lists.
If I see another Bush related to our former presidents, on the Republican ticket in my lifetime, I will change parties and never come back.
I'LL NEVER TRUST OBAMA!! He's a self serving ...........!!
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