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Jeb Bush eyed as latest 'white knight' candidate in GOP presidential race
The Guardian ^ | Friday 24 February 2012 | Paul Harris

Posted on 02/25/2012 8:48:21 PM PST by MinorityRepublican

Speculation that a late challenger might still emerge in the increasingly bitter race for the Republican presidential nomination is set to surge after former Florida governor Jeb Bush made remarks criticising the current field.

Bush, who is the brother of President George W Bush and son of President George Bush Sr, is a beloved figure among many conservatives who see him as a strong and charismatic leader who is popular in the must-win swing state of Florida.

That contrasts with a widespread unease among many Republican leaders and grassroots activists with the remaining crop of Republican candidates and the vitriolic nature of the fight between frontrunner Mitt Romney and his main challengers Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich.

In answers to questions from the audience after a speech in Dallas on Thursday, Bush cautioned the remaining Republican campaigns from drifting so far to the right that they put off the key independent voters needed to beat President Barack Obama in November.

"I think it's important for the candidates to recognise though they have to appeal to primary voters, and not turn off independent voters that will be part of a winning coalition," Bush told the audience according to CBS news.

Bush also directly took on the strident tone of recent Republican debates, accusing participants of scare-mongering. "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," he said according to Fox News.

(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: florida; jebbush; moderate
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To: MinorityRepublican

Sh’yeah,


21 posted on 02/25/2012 9:19:05 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: savagesusie

We’re now in a Marxist dominated Oligarchy and the Bush family is part of the American “Nomenclatura”.


22 posted on 02/25/2012 9:22:48 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

HELL NO.

FUGWB!!! FUGHWB!!!! FUJB!!!!!

go away - all of you !!!


23 posted on 02/25/2012 9:23:46 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: MinorityRepublican

” - - - In answers to questions from the audience after a speech in Dallas on Thursday, Bush cautioned the remaining Republican campaigns from drifting so far to the right that they put off the key independent voters needed to beat President Barack Obama in November.

“I think it’s important for the candidates to recognise though they have to appeal to primary voters, and not turn off independent voters that will be part of a winning coalition,” Bush told the audience according to CBS news. - - - “

Uh, Jeb, well, you see - - - . Dang it Jeb! The damned GOP has run pell-mell to the left so far that we have the mess we are now in.

There is no “drift” in politics anymore, Jeb! We are one “Bipartisan Cave-In” from becoming The Former USA!

BTW, ask your bro George how he plans to pay back the 4 Trillion Dollars he destroyed in his sorry 8 years of National Debt creation.


24 posted on 02/25/2012 9:25:49 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: GlockThe Vote

Exactly!


25 posted on 02/25/2012 9:26:05 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: MinorityRepublican; a fool in paradise

Do keep in mind that Baby Bush has his supporters on this forum, just like Baby Kim has supporters on the North Korean equivalent of Free Republic.


26 posted on 02/25/2012 9:26:19 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: MinorityRepublican

” - - - In answers to questions from the audience after a speech in Dallas on Thursday, Bush cautioned the remaining Republican campaigns from drifting so far to the right that they put off the key independent voters needed to beat President Barack Obama in November.

“I think it’s important for the candidates to recognise though they have to appeal to primary voters, and not turn off independent voters that will be part of a winning coalition,” Bush told the audience according to CBS news. - - - “

Uh, Jeb, well, you see - - - . Dang it Jeb! The damned GOP has run pell-mell to the left so far that we have the mess we are now in.

There is no “drift” in politics anymore, Jeb! We are one “Bipartisan Cave-In” from becoming The Former USA!

BTW, ask your bro George how he plans to pay back the 4 Trillion Dollars he destroyed in his sorry 8 years of National Debt creation.


27 posted on 02/25/2012 9:27:28 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

The Bush legacy = 12 years of big government


28 posted on 02/25/2012 9:28:44 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: GlockThe Vote

DITTO that Glock-N0 more Bushes,Roves,Perinos et al.Go NEWT.


29 posted on 02/25/2012 9:30:09 PM PST by nurse-rn
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To: freemarketsfreeminds

And, really, 20 years, since Pres Reagan was forced to accept Sr. as VP, against his better judgement.


30 posted on 02/25/2012 9:30:49 PM PST by Borax Queen
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To: nurse-rn

GHWB gave us Clinton. GWB gave us Obama.

Screw the bush crime family. They are nothing but a clan of grifters, parasites, looters, frauds, fakes, phonies, socialists, and NWO scum.


31 posted on 02/25/2012 9:32:14 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: MinorityRepublican

Really?

I mean.....REALLY, Jeb?


32 posted on 02/25/2012 9:34:17 PM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: MinorityRepublican

There will be blood on the floor before this happens.


33 posted on 02/25/2012 9:34:32 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Borax Queen

I was always curious why Ronald Reagan chose that guy.


34 posted on 02/25/2012 9:34:38 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Borax Queen

+ all the nasty work they did on behalf of the establishment behind the scenes.


35 posted on 02/25/2012 9:35:01 PM PST by freemarketsfreeminds
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To: GlockThe Vote

See post 22.


36 posted on 02/25/2012 9:38:00 PM PST by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: MinorityRepublican

37 posted on 02/25/2012 9:38:18 PM PST by Pinkbell
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To: freemarketsfreeminds

Exactly.


38 posted on 02/25/2012 9:39:18 PM PST by Borax Queen
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To: MinorityRepublican

NO MORE BUSHES, NO MORE DOLES, NO MORE MCCAINS!

We’re coming for you RNC, we’re very, very much coming for you.


39 posted on 02/25/2012 9:41:06 PM PST by PittsburghAfterDark
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