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Groan: Jeb Bush Accuses GOP Candidates of Fear Mongering, Finds It “Troubling”…
Weasel Zippers ^ | 2/24/2012 | Weasel Zippers

Posted on 02/24/2012 8:59:04 AM PST by Qbert

Full-blown RINO.

Via Politico:

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said Thursday that he found it “troubling” that the 2012 presidential candidates are “appealing to people’s fears and emotion” on the campaign trail, according to reports.

Bush expressed concern about the type of rhetoric that the candidates were using, without getting specific or naming names.

“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 Bush, according to Fox News.

“I think it changes when we get to the general election. I hope,” he added, reported wire service UPI.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: establishment; jeb4romney; jebbush
"I used to be a conservative..."

- Jeb Bush

1 posted on 02/24/2012 8:59:12 AM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert

As if we needed yet another reason to get queasy at the mere mention of the name Bush. And no, I didn’t need another one. I am so done with this crowd.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 9:00:36 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: Qbert

What a dick! Im pissed. Instead of throwing all of us under the bus you would think he would listen to our anger and try to understand it. NOT call Reuters and tell them we suck. Asshole


3 posted on 02/24/2012 9:02:30 AM PST by GoCards (I am a Hobbit)
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To: Qbert

Jeb is the ‘Man of La Raza’


4 posted on 02/24/2012 9:03:07 AM PST by jwalsh07
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To: Qbert

The only time Jesse Jackson was right, “Stay Out Da Bushes.”


5 posted on 02/24/2012 9:03:57 AM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Qbert

What is this useless peice of GOP trash babbling on about?

Wait, nevermind, don’t even matter.


6 posted on 02/24/2012 9:04:36 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Qbert

Now we know why Jeb went to visit Obama a coup,e of weeks ago—to get his talkng points. Go away Jeb!


7 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:03 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Qbert

Save me from “enlightened” members of the Bush family.


8 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:13 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Qbert

Ok. I made a mistake when I said I won’t vote for Romney. I won’t vote for Romney or another Bush.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:13 AM PST by stevio (God, guns, guts.)
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To: Qbert

Now we know why Jeb went to visit Obama a couple of weeks ago—to get his talkng points. Go away Jeb!


10 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:26 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Qbert
-Jeb Bush-

"I Don't Fear Another 4 Years of Obamah!"

11 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:37 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: chris37

Enough of the Bushs, old man Bush brought us Clinton and GW brought us Obama. The last thing this country needs is another Bush.


12 posted on 02/24/2012 9:07:31 AM PST by kenmcg (How)
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To: GoCards

He wants to do his little “hovering above” everybody routine by supporting Romney while trashing the rest of the field... without being honest enough to admit that that’s the case. Dishonest little coward.


13 posted on 02/24/2012 9:09:12 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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I used to be a conservative ...

This apparently isn't satire. He actually did say it, nd context does not change the meaning.

14 posted on 02/24/2012 9:09:16 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: kenmcg

I am coming to the belief that we are a one party system who shares power every 8 years.


15 posted on 02/24/2012 9:09:23 AM PST by Blue Turtle
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To: Qbert
Jeb...

Time to grow up...

16 posted on 02/24/2012 9:09:32 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Qbert

STAY OUT THE BUSHES

17 posted on 02/24/2012 9:09:52 AM PST by fishtank (The denial of original sin is the root of liberalism.)
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To: Qbert
What I find troubling is that there are still some people out there who give two-thirds-of-a-rat-turd WHAT Jeb Bush thinks or says about ANYTHING.
18 posted on 02/24/2012 9:12:19 AM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: Qbert
Stay out da bushes!

Holy moly, can I be agreeing with this mook?


19 posted on 02/24/2012 9:15:07 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Qbert

Telling


20 posted on 02/24/2012 9:20:30 AM PST by NathanR
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To: Qbert

FO Jeb


21 posted on 02/24/2012 9:20:30 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Qbert

I don’t ever remember ever being troubled about anything ever in my entire life. Never. Not once. I’ve been scared shipless and made wisecracks to try to feign bravery. I’ve been stressed beyond a tolerable level on many occassions while managing my finances. I’ve been angered more times than I can count. I’ve been shocked, upset, disappointed, so many emotions. But I don’t ever recall being troubled.


22 posted on 02/24/2012 9:21:42 AM PST by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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To: kenmcg

The GOP brings us every democrat president, because the only people the GOP can defeat is the GOP.


23 posted on 02/24/2012 9:21:55 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Qbert
Fear mongering? He's either not paying attention or he's a part of the problem. Go away, Jeb. No one wants to hear from you, anyway.
24 posted on 02/24/2012 9:23:09 AM PST by liberalh8ter (Barack has a memory like a steel trap; it's a gift ~ Michelle Obama)
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To: Qbert

And this is the guy whose name people keep floating for a “brokered convention” (which isn’t going to happen anywise)?

No thanks. No more Bushes. Ever.


25 posted on 02/24/2012 9:23:29 AM PST by Yashcheritsiy
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To: Qbert

Jeb, people are fearful and they want their JUSTIFIED fears to be addressed. It is “troubling” that you are so out of touch with real people in this country.

Stop reading and listening to liberal media and think for yourself. How disappointing


26 posted on 02/24/2012 9:26:05 AM PST by mom.mom
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To: Qbert

Jeb, people are fearful and they want their JUSTIFIED fears to be addressed. It is “troubling” that you are so out of touch with real people in this country.

Stop reading and listening to liberal media and think for yourself. How disappointing


27 posted on 02/24/2012 9:26:24 AM PST by mom.mom
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To: Qbert

Jeb wants us to all sit down and STFU and get with the globalist program his daddy was pushing.


28 posted on 02/24/2012 9:33:06 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Qbert

If the tounge tied Bushes are “troubled” over all the speaking out goin’ on out there, that is a good thing.

Bush’s lack of engagement on the conservative side of life brought us Obama and the Rino GOP that loves him. It enboldened the Left.

No more Bushes.


29 posted on 02/24/2012 9:37:05 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Qbert

People like Jeb Bush, Chris Christie, Jim DeMint..... they all need to just shut up. They didn’t have the balls to get into the race so STFU!!!!


30 posted on 02/24/2012 9:38:15 AM PST by no dems (Hold the excitement: A Brokered Convention would give us Mitt RINO-Rom as our nominee; guaranteed.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

True to Rino form, Jeb never opposes Leftist hate speech and radicalism; only when conservatives speak up against Obama and the Marxists, is there a problem for these idiots.

Jeb needs to go away.


31 posted on 02/24/2012 9:39:24 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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“I used to be a conservative

Translation: now I'm a pragmatist, opportunistic, status quo, mixed economy moderate.

32 posted on 02/24/2012 9:39:52 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: Qbert
Another crony communist Bush speaks up.

Papa Bush sold us out to China.

GWB sold the rest to Mexico and India.

Nobody in the USA benefitted except their fellow crony communists.

33 posted on 02/24/2012 9:44:51 AM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Blue Turtle
I am coming to the belief that we are a one party system who shares power every 8 years.

**************

In 1968:
The (fatally-flawed) populist third-party candidate George C. Wallace (former governor of Alabama)--

Was making serious tremors in the political establishment of BOTH major parties--with every campaign stop--

"There's not a dime's worth of difference between the Democrats and Republicans"

************

When he entered the 1972 presidential primaries in the field of numerous Democrats--his popularity was outpolling McGovern and Humphrey right out of the chute...

As we all know...
While campaigning in Maryland in May of '72 (with a huge lead in the opinion polls) -- "the lone gunman" surfaced--and shot him five times.

He won the Maryland and Michigan primaries--though the assassination attempt ended his candidacy.

************

FOR THE RECORD--

I am not a fan of Wallace's politics or his segregationist record---
-- I was glad to hear of his repentance, profession of faith -- and making restitution later in his (paralyzed) life.

However--

At this one point of political analysis--
"There's not a dime's worth of difference..."

...Seems like he had it figured right...

**********

I DO believe that God's Judgments will expose every crime and criminal--including corruption and conspiracy-- as well the "hatred in the heart"-- that Christ teaches is de facto murder in God's eyes.

When Bremer's handlers (and Oswald's... Sirhan's... Hinckley's... et als) --are called to account--

...It will make for interesting closure.

FOR NOW -- I HAPPEN TO AGREE WITH YOU....
.... AND THE GUB'NAH:

"There's not a dime's worth of difference..."

34 posted on 02/24/2012 9:45:09 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Qbert
Our guys are routinely asked questions that UNITE liberals against us. Lots on birth control - none on the price of gas... Many on 'will you trash the person next to you' and few on how can we solve the problems that MATTER TO CONSERVATIVES.

Ask Sarah Palin to moderate a debate rather than some liberal who hates us...

35 posted on 02/24/2012 9:46:34 AM PST by GOPJ (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: Qbert

Jeb should STFU.


36 posted on 02/24/2012 9:50:43 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Beware the Sweater Vest)
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To: Qbert

I detest this man.


37 posted on 02/24/2012 9:59:48 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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Jeb, just go away. You may not remember what you did to the Shiavo family and Terri; but I do.


38 posted on 02/24/2012 10:02:47 AM PST by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: lonevoice

No brokered convention and NO Jeb Bush!


39 posted on 02/24/2012 10:06:28 AM PST by Pride in the USA
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To: Qbert
Life is good for Jeb. He has a rich, politically connected daddy and brother, he had a good run as a Governor, and he has never had to worry about the direction of the country because he already had his.

The rest of us care about the future because we do not benefit from the Bush family trust!

40 posted on 02/24/2012 10:18:43 AM PST by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Qbert

I liked Jeb when he was FL governor - even voted for him twice!

But, truth to be told, I WON’T vote for him if he (somehow) becomes the “brokered” convention nominee. We’ve had enough dynasties, of late, between Bush and Clinton.

IMO, Jeb is only coming out of his corner to make this accusation because the RNC has floated his name as a potential candidate and they have probably encouraged him to make an appearance to convince other establishment Republicans that he really ISN’T dead!!


41 posted on 02/24/2012 10:34:37 AM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - Another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

He’ also “worried” about the circular firing squad.... at this late date? I mean, now that his family’s guy Romney has all but taken down our guy Newt Gingrich?

RLY.


42 posted on 02/24/2012 11:13:21 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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If one is rich and political, they have nothing to be fearful of anything that the average cititzen fears...they don’t see the reason for the fears of the country, they live above the citizens and are always safe from reality..


43 posted on 02/24/2012 11:39:45 AM PST by goat granny
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News flash, Jebbers...THE COUNTRY’S ABOUT TO GO DOWN, you NIMROD! It’s high time SOMEONE got a little intense and told people the truth.


44 posted on 02/24/2012 12:26:17 PM PST by opus86
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Jeb Bush, your fat ass is disturbing to me.

GET OFF THE STAGE.

45 posted on 02/24/2012 12:42:08 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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