Skip to comments.Another Bush Seeks The White House; America’s Response Should Send A Clear Message
Posted on 04/23/2014 5:39:13 PM PDT by lbryce
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush reportedly confirmed mounting suspicions that he wants to be the third member of his immediate family to occupy the White House. In a recent appearance at a New York fundraiser, Politico reports that he told attendees he is thinking about running for president.
Apparently, a number of the approximately 200 individuals gathered for the event were receptive to the announcement, leading Bush to ask them to call and tell [his] mom about the decision.
The politician, however, is a much tougher sell for members of his party overall especially among those who call themselves conservatives.
A recent Economist/YouGov poll indicates the number of Republicans opposed to a potential Bush candidacy far outweighs those who support him. Only one in four members of the GOP would embrace his presidential bid overall, while a meager 18 percent of self-described conservatives are on board.
In a breakdown of their findings, pollsters indicated the word moderate is used often to describe him both by his supporters and detractors, though obviously in different contexts.
So is the acronym RINO, Republican in name only, the study found. Conservative appears hardly at all among those with positive views of Bush, but it is there among those who dislike him.
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Dirty stinkin scummy slimy son of a Bush. NO, NO,NO. YOu want amnesty shove amnesty where the light does not shine.
"It is time for me to take the baton and help Soros and Obama."
Stay home Bushie.
Thank you for your application and meeting with us today. We have however chosen another candidate for this position. Good luck in your job search and feel free to check our listings for other opportunities. Good bye.
Keep out da Bushes!!!!!!!!
If Jeb ran as a Democrat, that would be OK — and would match up closer with his ideology.
Nope. You will lose primary after primary to Cruz and Paul and Huckabe. If Palin gets in ,like I pray, you will be drag ass last. Don’t embarrass your self. Your Dad never saw a tax increase he didn’t like (or sign into law) and your Grand Dad was a liar— “No new taxes” turned into “Here is a big one”!! Stay home unemployed as you have been for 7 years.
Amnesty = more democrat voters
more democrat voters = bigger government and more socialism
what fool in their right mind would trust government and want more government? only a democrat idiot or Jeb Bush (a democrat in Republican clothing)
Yes. And may I add...NFW! No more Bushes.
Bush is no prize.
“Obama is letting all of us into America to take your jobs away and your women too”:
Poor Dear Jeb. He is the second born. OH MY, what a terrible thing to happen to such a wonderful human. Smart,
SWAVE, married to a foreigner who used him to become American. WAS a governor. NOW wants to be the 3rd Bush, under one good man, ONE GREAT man and him. NO...dear Jeb,
it is not your time. We’ve had 2 Bushes...one Good Man, one a Man of the Military, both following the republican
line. Sorry, I love your brother, we wore the same uniform, you wore civilian clothes. It’s nice to be noticed, and you did a good job for Florida...but for the
United States? You will follow the likes of the “ruling”
republican party, and they sit “real close” to the democrat
side of the isle. The conservative republicans, now sit in the back and are spat upon by the mass media. You are one
for the mass media, but not for the American conservative
republicans, who keep this country running.
Jeb should notrun. He had his opportunity & chose NOT to run. However, his son, George Preston Bush, is young & brilliant.
Molly Ivins had this clan pegged.
Hey Jeb,,prove you are NOT in it for just Jeb....
Romney got the message pretty quickly.
The GOPe has no one to run.
Hacks who are willing to jump into the volcano as long as the gravy train, called the Chamber of Commerce, and the puppet masters, are at the other end.
If they don’t know voter turnout would be like on tenth what it was last time, the time before, and the time before that, when W with all his money power and bush backing went neck and neck till January with the totally insane Gore, who had a via for the Rasputin known as the Benghazi Broad and her sidekick, Beelzebubba, they seem to be getting some kind of a hint.
They’re so inept
I’m just Bushed. Go the F away.
Jeb Bush, thank you for your service as gov of FL (castle doctrine 05).
BUT 2016 HELL NO!
Bush needs to run as a Democrat...
Bush needs to run as a Democrat...
I read somewhere that the Bushes prior to Prescott Bush were Democrats, but I never knew that. The Pierces were Democrat too.
Guy must be smoking Pot.
Even if Jeb were a squeaky clean Reagan conservative,the country has soured on the Bushes.
... and his sweet, genteel Daddy’s good friend, the lip-biting rapist bill clinton.
I’d vote for him over Mitt “Flip-flop” Romney, or anyone else like him. At least Bush is strong a moral/social issues. Aside from the illegal immagration issue and how to deal with the 11 million already here, i kind of like him. Although this encompasses years of statements, so much could have changed. Whatever the case, i still am hoping for a Santorum/Paul or Perry/Paul ticket.
What is it with all this anti-Bush nonsense? W. was the most conservative pres behind Reagan in the past 100 years; and you’re bashing him? It’s not his fault that looney progessive Dems screwed up his presidency, especially in the latter years.
Well, unfortunately that’s not exactly the case. You see, there was these little thing called the Iraqi War that needs some splay’nin to. Took the very best of the US, our very heart and soul, the priceless, irreplaceable lives of the finest young men, trillions of dollars in cash and just simply handed it over to the Shi’ite Devils of Iraq-Iran.And what do we have to show for it now, today? Not a pittance. Not a nearly figment of a pittance. Maybe that’s why America doesn’t get too overwrought by the weakest,most pusillanimous Bush of all.
Actually, I’m not bashing him. I just made a statement that the country is soured on the Bushes. I blame that a great deal on the press.
I don’t really have a problem with W. I didn’t agree with everything he did...but that is true of all presidents. Especially if they are in office for eight years.
“What is it with all this anti-Bush nonsense?”
We’re sober and you’re not?
how so? what problems do you have with W. that are so fundamental that you dislike him so much?
And yet if he gets the nomination we’ll have to endure another election cylce of many FReepers, in their god-like manner, telling us “if you don’t support Jeb you want Hillary” nonsense.
Married to a foreigner who was caught smuggling tens of thousands of dollars worth of designer dresses into the country. Fortunately for Jeb, laws are for little people, not for politicians. He got the charges dropped.
What does his choice of a wife say about his character, his values and his ability to size up people.
The list is long but just today as I once again have to clean gang graffiti off of my elderly parents’ house I am reminded of how that oath breaking fool subverted American immigration law in his quest to grant amnesty to millions of lawbreaking foreign nationals.
Obama didn’t invent the policy of subverting American immigration law. He’s just pouring gas on the fire that Religion of Peace, Jobs Americans Won’t Do, Family Values Don’t Stop at the Rio Grande Bush started.
Given the political climate in PA, I doubt you know what a conservative is. W wasn’t even close. For every one “conservative” issue he was for he had three liberal positions on other things.
He and the GOPe in Congress put us in this mess. Massive increases in overall federal spending. Bailouts, TARP, and trying to shove Amnesty down our throats. Not to mention John Roberts to the SC.
He totally blew the war on terror after the initial starts. Iraq was left to the extremist and he was forced to approve the surge to get security back under control. Afghanistan is a mess. No focus and the rules of engagement were a joke.
And never forget he said, “I had to destroy the free markets to save them”. He destroyed allright but nothing saved. We, the taxpayers, lost $25 billion or more (never trust gov’t figures) to only prop up the UAW.
And you can’t forget the looney progressive GOPe that helped him screw it up.