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Did Jeb Bush Actually Say That?
TIME.com ^ | Joe Klein

Posted on 02/24/2012 12:32:24 PM PST by AnTiw1

Politico today cites several sources that Jeb Bush said this during a post-speech question and answer session the other night in Dallas:

“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.”

(Excerpt) Read more at swampland.time.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: alteredtitle; bush; politics
click the link only if you're prepared to hear jeb bush praised for his conservatism, joe klein weep tears for mitt romney, and to label all other repubs as radical right wing-nuts on a jonestown course due to drinking the rush limbaugh koolaid...


1 posted on 02/24/2012 12:32:33 PM PST by AnTiw1
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To: AnTiw1

I wonder why guys like Jeb never seem to think that Obama or the Democrats are every appealing to ‘fears and emotion.’ Nope, we never hear that criticism.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 12:35:04 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: AnTiw1

Jeb is coming off his hillbilly porch.


3 posted on 02/24/2012 12:35:49 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: AnTiw1

Sounds like he’d make the perfect candidate for the RINO establishment. Romney better liberal-it-up some more to get back their favor. Seriously though, if Bush did say that I hope he drops dead. If not, keep up the good work Bush.


4 posted on 02/24/2012 12:36:32 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: AnTiw1

My guess is that he is looking presidential for a brokered convention with the outcome to be decided by the elite gop.


5 posted on 02/24/2012 12:37:12 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: AnTiw1

He may be right about his b!tch but it’s for the wrong reasons.


6 posted on 02/24/2012 12:38:42 PM PST by traderrob6
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To: AnTiw1

A Bush is a Bush is a Bush.

These Bushes think they know better than we do, that they are born to do us the favor of ruling over us.

In this they are indistinguishable from the leftists.


7 posted on 02/24/2012 12:43:26 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: AnTiw1
people’s fears

People are right to fear the destruction of the family, they are right to fear multi-trillion dollar debts, they are right to fear an over-reaching government. It is those who do not fear such things who are foolish.

8 posted on 02/24/2012 12:44:35 PM PST by iowamark (The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, But in ourselves)
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To: bigdirty

i have been expecting Jeb to appear since the very bewginning of rhis race. The establishment will have its way, no matter what. and the establishment is not for a Consstiutional America! neither are the Bushs!

Family of Secrets, by Russ Baker.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 12:45:45 PM PST by Paperdoll
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To: freeangel

Jeb Bush = Bigfoot = Convention = Third Party Revolt.

NEWT, 2012 = Conservative Movement, or Bust.

Game sorta On.


10 posted on 02/24/2012 12:46:17 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: AnTiw1
Think THIS pic is strange taken FOUR days before the Florida primary??
Jeb & George HW Bush & Obama Jan.27, 2012

11 posted on 02/24/2012 12:46:32 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: AnTiw1

No, he’s still on the ‘progressive’, ‘new world order’ reservation...


12 posted on 02/24/2012 12:46:32 PM PST by WayneS (Comments now include 25% more sarcasm for no additional charge...)
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To: AnTiw1

Another sniveling critic. Why is it that only Newt offers optimism and a return to conservative principles as a solution.

Santorum, Romney and now Bush offer nothing substantial - just insulting the American people for being angry and fed up.

Stating facts is not pandering and enumerating the problems is not fear-mongering. We are mature, thinking, freedom lovers. We don’t want our elected officials to take care of us - we want them to uphold the Constitution and stop being tyrants.


13 posted on 02/24/2012 12:47:16 PM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to bring America back from the brink.)
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To: Vendome
Jeb now has a new name: Jethro Bodine Bush
14 posted on 02/24/2012 12:48:39 PM PST by JPG (Every gas station in America is a DUMP OBAMA billboard.)
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To: AnTiw1

No more Bushes! We’ve had enough to last for eternity.


15 posted on 02/24/2012 12:50:24 PM PST by pallis
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To: musicman

Why that’s the “New World Order” having a committee meeting.


16 posted on 02/24/2012 12:52:43 PM PST by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: AnTiw1

Not by a long shot, Jeb is not off the reservation. He’s smack dab in the middle of the reservation. It’s the conservatives like the Tea Party that have gone off the reservation.


17 posted on 02/24/2012 12:53:12 PM PST by fightin kentuckian
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To: Paperdoll

That’s a GREAT book, and a real eye-opener.


18 posted on 02/24/2012 12:53:54 PM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: AnTiw1

Neither Jeb, George nor George Senior are conservatives.
Never were, never will be.
That comassionate conservative B.S. was just that, a capitulation for all that is liberal.


19 posted on 02/24/2012 12:57:01 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: AnTiw1
"I used to be a conservative......."

Strange statement, kind of implies he doesn't like the notion of real conservatism, but only the old Rino pretend conservatism of the past.

20 posted on 02/24/2012 12:58:37 PM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: musicman

Hey obama, can you bash and blame my brother and the republicans some more? We’re OK with it.

Such fools. Don’t they know nice guys finish last.... see McCain - ‘08.


21 posted on 02/24/2012 1:05:02 PM PST by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: AnTiw1

i havent seen hide nor hair of biden in some time
my imaginative brain wonders how the game would change
if biden got a pink slip and jeb bush got the phone call...
impossible?


22 posted on 02/24/2012 1:15:37 PM PST by AnTiw1
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To: AnTiw1

Is Terri Schiavo still on the reservation?


23 posted on 02/24/2012 1:20:07 PM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: AnTiw1

24 posted on 02/24/2012 1:20:22 PM PST by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks!)
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To: AnTiw1
people are appealing to people’s fears and emotion rather than trying to get them to look over the horizon for a broader perspective

That's a good description of Obama and his tactics.

25 posted on 02/24/2012 1:26:03 PM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: AnTiw1

Jeb should find a better hairdresser.


26 posted on 02/24/2012 1:26:33 PM PST by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: AnTiw1

To prevent duplication, please do not alter the published title. Thanks.


27 posted on 02/24/2012 1:57:25 PM PST by Sidebar Moderator
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