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Jeb Bush -- A Formidable Candidate for President
The Huffington Post ^ | 06/19/2014 | Lanny Davis

Posted on 06/19/2014 3:09:38 PM PDT by detective

OK, OK. To the Bush family, and particularly to former two-term Florida Gov. Jeb Bush: Don't worry. Let me start, up front, by saying: I would never vote for Jeb Bush for president. He is way too conservative for me.

Now that that's over with, I think Bush is a really good guy -- a good person, good father, good husband, good brother (to my Yale College friend, two-term President George W. Bush) and good son to his great, great dad, former President George H.W. Bush.

Jeb Bush's positions on two issues, in my view, make him formidable against a Democratic presidential candidate in 2016: education reform and immigration policy.

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The Clinton's sleazy operative and Washington Insider Lanny Davis talks about what a great guy Jeb Bush is in the Huffington Post.
1 posted on 06/19/2014 3:09:38 PM PDT by detective
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To: detective

“Nuts!”


2 posted on 06/19/2014 3:11:09 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: detective

Romney/Bush for 2016.

They TRULY define the GOP.
Gay Marriage.
Open Borders.
Backstabbing.
proObamaCARE.

The GOP is the enemy of America.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 3:11:37 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: detective

That is the best joke of the day.


4 posted on 06/19/2014 3:12:26 PM PDT by mulligan (I)
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To: detective

Formidable candidate? In their dreams.


5 posted on 06/19/2014 3:12:32 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: detective

Jeb Bush — A Formidable Candidate for President

... of Mexico.


6 posted on 06/19/2014 3:12:42 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: detective

Not just no. HELL NO!!


7 posted on 06/19/2014 3:13:21 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: detective

puke


8 posted on 06/19/2014 3:14:08 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Diogenesis
The GOP is the enemy of America.

And who is your preference?

9 posted on 06/19/2014 3:14:12 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: detective; NFHale; KC_Lion

Let me stat by saying that if Japan sent me citizenship, a Palace and several topheavy redheaded nymphomainiacs, I wouldn’t consider the offer.

Because I, Like Lanny Davis, believe what I am telling you. Really.

yours truly,
Joe Isuzu


10 posted on 06/19/2014 3:14:21 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: detective

Three cheers for the government party and it’s scumbag candidates. Which one is slated to take the “dive” this time?


11 posted on 06/19/2014 3:14:42 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: detective

Lanny voting for Jeb, Mississippi ‘Rats voting in their runoff for Cochran... but I repeat myself.


12 posted on 06/19/2014 3:14:48 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: detective

And we all know that Lanny Davis has the best interests of this country and the conservative movement at heart.


13 posted on 06/19/2014 3:15:13 PM PDT by ottbmare (the OTTB mare, now a proud Marine Mom)
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To: South40

Problem is Bush has the financial backing as well as GOPe backing where he could pull it off.

It would be better than Hillary. But not by much.


14 posted on 06/19/2014 3:15:55 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: detective
You have to look at the author.

Lanny Davis was George W. Bush's fraternity brother.

Though a hard core Democrat and a Clinton loyalist, he did get an appointment from President Bush.

So he can probably count on a job whether Hillary or Jeb wins.

15 posted on 06/19/2014 3:16:13 PM PDT by x
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To: detective

I see they are insisting they be allowed to pick the candidate once more ,but I say no more.


16 posted on 06/19/2014 3:16:27 PM PDT by peteyd (A dog may bite you in the ass,but it will never stab you in the back.)
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To: detective

The Bush-Pushers are all part of the Uniparty.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 3:16:56 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: detective

Lanny has that used car salesman schtick down to an art form.


18 posted on 06/19/2014 3:16:58 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Moonman62

Jeb is Supposed to be the “Smart One”... I think W was wactually the “Smart Sibling who had the misfourtune of looking stuipid” and Jeb is the “Dumbass Sibling who looks Smart”....


19 posted on 06/19/2014 3:17:44 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: detective
Great idea...that we take advice from Huffington Post on who we should nominate.
20 posted on 06/19/2014 3:18:10 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: detective

Lanny Davis and Huffington Post, hmmmmm. Sounds pretty suspicious to me. I would go for Ted Cruz ans Sarah Palin.


21 posted on 06/19/2014 3:18:16 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Diogenesis
The GOP is the enemy of America.

Well then, I assume you'll be voting for Hillary for president...and an entire slate of Democrats.

Or are you thinking that a Libertarian will win....Bwaaaaha.

22 posted on 06/19/2014 3:18:31 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Diogenesis
The GOP is the enemy of America.

Nay...

Democrats are the enemy of America...

Most of the GOP are simply the corrupt idiot stooges...

23 posted on 06/19/2014 3:19:28 PM PDT by Popman ("Resistance to Tyrants is Obedience to God" - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: detective
I would never vote for Jeb Bush for president. He is way too conservative for me.

But at least he's not some right wing Christian lunatic who wants to eliminate spending, starve the elderly, enslave blacks, rape the environment, force women into back-alley abortions and impose a Christian theocracy on America.

24 posted on 06/19/2014 3:19:38 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: onedoug
“Nuts!”

You eloquent bastard! (Wish I had said it.)

25 posted on 06/19/2014 3:19:40 PM PDT by DeFault User
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To: detective

LOL. Yes, Jeb Bush is a perfect, really perfect Huffington Post “Formidable Candidate For President”.

Why, you ask? Simply because he has the two major qualifications:

1. He has almost no chance of winning.
2. In case that small chance comes to pass he would govern like any other Democrat.

Perfect. Win-Win.


26 posted on 06/19/2014 3:20:14 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: detective

The MSM is trying to pick the next loser for Conservatives like they did the last two times.

People buy it too, that’s the sad part.


27 posted on 06/19/2014 3:21:22 PM PDT by Fear The People (When the government fears the people, you have LIBERTY.)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

He would be a terrible nominee and a terrible president. We can only hope GOP voters are smarter than that but judging from the past, I don’t think so.


28 posted on 06/19/2014 3:21:50 PM PDT by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: detective

and the enemy knows exactly who it wants.


29 posted on 06/19/2014 3:25:45 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: detective

If you listen to the Democrats they will tell you who they fear, and who they do not.
If Lanny Davis wants Jeb to run, they are certain they can beat him.
On the other hand, Democrats are clearly terrified of Scott Walker and Ted Cruz.
Pay attention voters.


30 posted on 06/19/2014 3:26:41 PM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: detective

Jeb will be a great president - for Mexico.


31 posted on 06/19/2014 3:26:55 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas' Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: detective

Rush used to mock Lanny during the Clinton scandals because Lanny could not say proof. It would come out poof, well Lanny we are going to need to see some poof that Jeb would be a good candidate because right now conservatives are through with the Bush family.


32 posted on 06/19/2014 3:28:38 PM PDT by Lets Roll NOW (A baby isn't a punishment, Obama is)
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To: oldbrowser
The Bush haters offer no alternative.
They live only to bash the establishment and will never be content with ANY one either party puts up.

Some are Libertarians and would love to see their party win something, anything. Of course, they never do. They never will.

Libertarian Party 2012 Platform
Adopted in Convention, May 2012, Las Vegas, NV.
[Baby need a new pair of SHOES!! Roll'em!!]

==============================================

HOWEVER, the Libertarians, as always, DO have some amusement value for us. They live in the Twilight Zone....Rod Serling and the dododododododo music here.

34 posted on 06/19/2014 3:30:13 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: detective
I learned something interesting about Lanny Davis shortly after 9/11. He was being interviewed on a foreign TV news program (it may have been a BBC interview) and the host said something that was very critical of the Bush administration. To my surprise, Davis went right back at the guy and gave him a verbal thrashing.

Turns out Davis and George W. Bush were classmates at either Yale or Harvard, and may have even been fraternity brothers. Go figure.

35 posted on 06/19/2014 3:30:15 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("What in the wide, wide world of sports is goin' on here?")
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To: detective

The left ALWAYS attacks those they fear in future elections—Sarah Palin/Scott Walker......and promote those-—Jeb Bush/ Chris Christie they KNOW will turn off conservative voters...


36 posted on 06/19/2014 3:31:59 PM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: dalereed
He should take his wetback bride and go to Mexico and never return!

What a horrifically UN-Christian thing to say. SHAME on you.

37 posted on 06/19/2014 3:32:26 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: GraceG

That wouldn’t surprise me.


38 posted on 06/19/2014 3:32:40 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: detective

No more Clintons
No more Bushes


39 posted on 06/19/2014 3:32:51 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: detective

The paradox sentence of the day: Jeb and formidable in the same sentence.

Not buying it, Lanny.


40 posted on 06/19/2014 3:34:52 PM PDT by lurk
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To: detective

The fact that this rag has nice things to say about “JEB”
Indicates what kind of politician he is.

Whoever runs against this piece of fecal material should use “Jeb Bush -endorsed by Ariana Huffington” as a campaign logo.


41 posted on 06/19/2014 3:35:35 PM PDT by ZULU (Impeach Obama NOW.)
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To: detective

FUJB!! Amnesty pimps need not apply!!


42 posted on 06/19/2014 3:35:51 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Wiser now
Ted Cruz - Scott Walker ticket!

Hip hip hooray!

43 posted on 06/19/2014 3:36:48 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: detective

As formidable as (you fill in the blank).


44 posted on 06/19/2014 3:37:37 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Problem is Bush has the financial backing as well as GOPe backing where he could pull it off.

It would be better than Hillary. But not by much.

Waaay too early to be so defeatist. I know it's hard, but try to resist this feeling.

45 posted on 06/19/2014 3:37:59 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: detective

How kind of a democrat to want to help us... it’s like soooooooo believable. /s


46 posted on 06/19/2014 3:38:19 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: BenLurkin
No more Clintons No more Bushes

That's my mantra!

47 posted on 06/19/2014 3:39:14 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: detective

I have to wonder if Jeb, Romney, or any other Pub-Es read FR to gauge conservative sentiment to trial balloons they float with these articles.


48 posted on 06/19/2014 3:39:45 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: detective

Yeah....Lanny’s looking out for us.


49 posted on 06/19/2014 3:40:40 PM PDT by eddie willers
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To: detective

We need Jeb photoshopped in a superhero costume. Then he’ll truly be formidable.


50 posted on 06/19/2014 3:41:24 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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