Skip to comments.Jeb Bush Quietly Lays Campaign Groundwork Through Foundation (sigh!)
Posted on 03/06/2013 7:04:55 AM PST by Bigtigermike
The chatter is he's up to something, says one Florida operative.
If Jeb Bush decides to convert his media tour into a presidential bid in a couple years, he won't have to look far for a campaign staff: The well-funded education foundation he runs out his office in a Miami hotel is stacked with former political operatives, a large communications team, and a rapidly growing staff whose work stretches into 40 states.
It is common practice for undeclared presidential candidates to build a campaign infrastructure under the guise of a political action committee, but Bush appears to be laying the groundwork for a potential campaign through his foundation, multiple Florida political strategists told BuzzFeed.
"The chatter is he's up to something," said Florida Democratic operative Christian Ulvert. "He has a robust staff and has positioned himself on policy issues. You can safely say his eyes are focused on some form of higher office."
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His slogan for the Republican Primary has already been announced.
“Vote Bush-The Last Time the GOP won the Presidency Without One of US was 1972 and that Guy Got Run Out of the White House!”
I will vote for the beast Hillary, before I vote for another Bush. I won’t just stay home. I will actively cast my vote for Hillary. Take that Rove!
Mr L says it best
Read My Lips......No More Bushes.
No more Bushes! No more Clintons! Obviously no more Obamas! We have to get out of this rut.
It’s 33 years since Bush Sr. was chosen as VP despite his poor grasp of economics (Remember him knocking Reagan for voodoo economics?) It’s been 21 years since the Great Stainmaker and his commie wife sullied the White House and raised lying as president to an artform. And the commie Obamas? Forget it!
Time to clear the decks, Jeb. Get lost!
The Bush Campaign Slogan for the General Election-
Vote Bush-The Third Time is the Charm
Another Mitt Romney. Get ready for another fascist regime.
No Conservative = no vote. It's not worth it anymore. No matter who wins, the tax slaves still get screwed.
It’s been his turn for a while. I knew Jeb would come up 2 cycles ago.
If we don’t all get behind a single conservative candidate it’ll be 2012 all over again in the primaries.
Is he running as a Democrat?
Another loser ramping up.
So now my choice is either Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton? Just a replay of 2012.
I guess he can save money on campaign stickers and buttons by using his brother’s left-overs, and just crossing out the year.
As the Liberal media picks the person they know we do not want.
Jeez, are they really this thick? I mean, do they not realize the level of hatred towards the Bush name that exists yet today, and even more so now among conservatives?
Hang it UP Jeb - Venezuela is looking for a new leader, get on a plane and go there. Stinking RINO!
“Stay outta da bushes!”
Aren’t two RINO presidencies from one family, enough?
... please...no more shrubs....
The golfbag will support him, though.
The Bush-Clinton Cartel, just like old times at Mena.
Bush missed his chance for political relevance when he didn’t run against Nelson for Senator last year.
The sooner the Republican Party collapses because of all this internal rot, the better!
Buzzfed, a leftwing site, nuff said
Damned sibling rivalries...
This administration is full of Clinton people. Cinton/Bush cycle, more like ruling elite. MSM and both parties attack any conservative that threatens their power
Bush vs Clinton = Hobson’s Choice
The Jeb Bush that stood there wringing his hands while Terri Schiavo was tortured to death??
Uh, no thanks.
Several times in fact.
It feels as if we are caught up in a political version of Ground Hog Day.
Except for us, the story repeats itself every four years instead of every morning.
But we're still stuck in Gobbler's Knob.
Then someone needs to step up to the plate. Regardless of how one feels about Jeb Bush, it's s smart move to get one's campaign operations in place as early as possible.
I can’t malign the guy based on who his ancestors or siblings are nor on his name. It’s unjust to put him in such a caste rather than judge him as an individual.
I’ll vote against him because he is not a conservative and he seems like he says stuff not out of conviction but because some campaign manager says he should.
So while potential conservative candidates sit on the sidelines twiddling their thumbs, Jeb is getting a campaign machine in place and this is somehow the liberal media's fault?
NO MORE DYNASTIES!!!!
I guess you do not understand my post and I don’t care.
Go away Jeb. We have told you many times we don’t want you. No more family dynasties.
I am with you, Jeb can may be a nice guy but he can go straight to hell...
No more RINOS!!!
Maybe we should show up at RINO events and ask why they don’t switch parties tot he Democrat party....
I don’t care if the liberals ressurrect lenin to run for them in the next election. I Won’t be voting for Jeb Bush or Chris Christie.
Check my early positing history in late 2011 and early 2012. When everyone was piling on Romney, I said he was just a place holder for Jeb because even four years of BO wasn't long enough for the people to forget Bush II.
Eight years, however, might be enough to let them settle for Bush III.
IMHO they should be focusing on....
* Winning the Up and Coming Replacement Seat in Mass ( Kerry )
* Looking for a Senate Candidate for NJ when the fit finally hits the shan with the Menendez Issue in NJ, and....
* Working on a Strategy to hold the House in 14' our last line of defense...
Please - not another rino. The republican party has to do better than that or next time I’m not bothering to vote.
Please, no more Bushes. I can’t take it anymore.
I’ve been a faithful Republican voter for decades now.
But I won’t be voting for Jeb Bush. I make this statement as a public declaration, and I will live up to it.
I won’t be voting for Chris Christie, either. I will vote for _other_ Republicans on the ballot, but I WILL NOT be voting for either of them. I’ll leave that area of the ballot blank.
If after not one but TWO disastrous losses to a ‘rat as destructive to our values and heritage as is Obama — if that is all the Pubbies can offer up to me, my answer is “no, thanks”.
I’ll be 67 in 2016. I’ve just grown tired of voting for losers.
I’d rather see the Republican party die. If it does, there will be no choice except to replace it with something else — the proverbial “third party” that many around here say can never work.
I wonder if a similar sentiment was shared by members of the Whig party in the late 1840’s and into the 1850’s.
The Pubbies seem as ineffectual as ever, particularly in the months following the 2012 elections. There is, however, one thing that they EXCEL at — and that is marginalizing themselves. The Republicans are well on the way to becoming the “white dwarf” of American politics — there to be seen, but not much else.
It brings to mind the movie “Thelma and Louise”. I didn’t watch the entire film, but others have said that a recurring theme in the movie was that every time they came to a fork in the road, they took the wrong turn.
Similarly, every time the Republicans in Congress come to a point where they must “engage” Obama and the ‘rats, they “take the losing turn”, and make any kind of victory impossible. Not now and then, but EVERY time.
What’s the use of believing and voting for such losers?
I realize your opinion may be different, but that’s mine.
Arrivederci, Mr. Bush!
“Jeb Bush Quietly Lays Campaign Groundwork”
Quietly? Any louder and we will need earplugs. He is EVERYWHERE, and the mainstream media is loving it. That tells the Stupid Party that they are doing something right (they are, from the enemy’s perspective). They are starting very early in picking the RINO this time.
I honestly believe you.
There are people here that would indeed vote for Hillary or even Nancy P. if the alternative candidate did not think *exactly* as they did.
“We are doomed unless we fight back against the GOP establishment and its preferred stock who are supposdely on “our side” because they will be the death of us “
Amen! NO MORE BUSHES! They had their chance and made it ALL worse!