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Posted on 02/10/2012 7:28:33 PM PST by Steelfish
Jeb Bush Could Emerge As GOP Nominee At A Brokered Convention, Says Top Republican By TOBY HARNDEN 11th February 2012
Al Cardenas, head of the American Conservative Union, has said that Republican turmoil might lead to a brokered convention in which Jeb Bush, former Florida governor, would emerge as a 'possible alternative' party nominee.
Mr Cardenas, who is running this years Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), a gathering in Washington of some 10,000 conservatives, told MailOnline that it was not certain that one of the four current Republican candidates would emerge victorious.
His comments came as Republicans fretted publicly about the perceived weaknesses of Mitt Romney, the establishment choice and frontrunner, Rick Santorum, surprise winner in three states on Tuesday, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul.
President Bush? Jeb Bush could emerge as the Republican candidate, according to a senior figure in the GOP
Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and younger brother of President George W. Bush, has repeatedly said he will not run in 2012. He is one of a number of senior figures who disappointed activists and party officials alike by staying on the sidelines.
'We'll know more in the next few weeks,' said Mr Cardenas. 'The pressures already been on Mitt Romney to close the sale... and he hasnt.' A split verdict on 'Super Tuesday' on March 6th, when 10 states vote, could lead to a surprise at the Republican convention in Tampa in August, he suggested.
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hell just give obama 450 evs now
If so, I guess I skip the election this time around.
STAY IN THE BUSHES! JEB We don't need you now.
I said after Santorum’s 3sweep they would again dust off the Jeb Bush rumours.
These guys are so predictable.
No more dynasties.
No Kennedys, no Clintons, and no Bushes.
No more dynasties ever.
About a year ago, when asked about his political future, Jeb Bush answered, “No tengo futuro.” He was right.
Jeb Bush is about as popular among Conservative Republican voters as a loaf of molded bread... Jeb Bush offers nothing to the core of the Republican voters except the same old elitist establishment RINO recycled democrat lite crap...
That would guarantee that the GOP would go the way of the Whigs.
I enjoy reading these Brit rags because they actually report news that the 0BowMao media won’t, but their source for this one is a loser! I like Jeb, but it is NOT his time!
How many elections since 1952 have featured a Nixon or a Bush for President or VP?
(52, 56, 60, 68, 72, 80, 84, 88, 92, 00, 04)
Doesn’t the US have any other sources from which to draw candidates?
Or is the result all rigged by the elites?
Bushrombama = RNCGOP.
This just proves that the GOP is the MOST S-T-U-P-I-D political party on this earth !!!!
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|Reagan's jock strap is just entirely too big and heavy for me to carry. We need to leave Reagan behind.|
If you want off my ping list get over it!
We need a conservative President.
No Jeb! No how!
The question answers itself.
That's disrespecting the candidates and the voters, to pull a rabbit out of the hat.
These cynical GOP insiders really really hate their conservative base.
Ok, you don’t like our hand picked boy, maybe you’d like another Bush.
They look at the democrats and come down with bad case of Base Envy.
Yikes. You were thinking what I was thinking.
He was nearly perfect as a Governor here in Fl.
His NAME will turn so many people away I can not imagine his being a good candidate.
Family (not he personally) problems would be impossible to overcome if the press decides to go after them all. Sex, Drugs, and Import tax problems are messy!
He is not a duplicate of George but may not be good on immigration and was forced not to push for drilling off the Florida coast at the time he served. People are still against it, thinking of their own property values.
How stupid are these clowns? Gingrich and Romney the two best candidates to lose to Obambi and now they want to throw another sure loser into the mix.
There may be other republicans that could jump in last minute and beat Zero, Ryan and DeMint, but not this idiot Jeb Bush.
Good grief do these tools want to lose ?
“These cynical GOP insiders really really hate their conservative base”
They certainly look down on them.
My impression of the insiders that I have met is that they have a lot more in common with their Democratic Party counterparts than they do with the conservative voters whose support they feel entitled to.
Not now. Not even in the future. No rinos
Seriously, Why is the Republican establishment trying everything to get Obama re-elected?
You don’t think Jub would be a go-along-get-along Repub once he was in the WH? Forget about his lesser brother. A chip off the old compromising father?
Oh, Hell no, and that’s all I have to say.
And no Roosevelts and Adamses while we’re at it.
Jeez! Not this Bush shit again!
Somehow, I doubt that when the names on your ballot are Jeb Bush and Barack Obama, you’ll leave the line blank.
The argument that Jeb Bush isn’t electable is a good one. The argument that Jeb Bush is unacceptable AS President is absurd.
We could do a LOT worse than Jeb Bush. We could do a lot better, but I’d take Jeb Bush in an instant if it meant no Romney.
Trust me, I would have no problem leaving the line blank if these were my only choices.
Jeb Bush is just another big time RINO. And let’s not forget he let Terri Schivo die. Her death is on him.
Birds of a feather.......
Wiping puke off my keyboard cover...
Jeb Bush my a$$.
We need Jeb Bush like Helen Keller needed to be MORE blind.
Yeah right, the RNC-E is already scrapping the bottom with Mittens, Jeb will mean they’re starting to dig into it.
just threw up a little in my mouth.
just threw up a little in my mouth.
This is nonsense. As the sitting president GWB was unwelcome at the 2008 convention -— now we’re supposed to believe we’re planning to beg his brother to run?!
Background noise, nothing more.
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