Jeb Bush laments Republican partisanship

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    Jeb Bush laments Republican partisanship - FT.com

    Former Republican presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush would have had difficulty being nominated by today’s more conservative GOP, according to Jeb Bush, the latter’s son.
    Republican politicians seeking office at any level, from the presidency to local school boards, are being forced to the right by the Tea Party movement, which takes a no-holds-barred approach to conservatism and bipartisanship.
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    I saw Jeb. He's a bright guy. He thinks there's no room for him in this newly hijacked GOP... not that he used the word hijacked... he didn't.
     
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    Hey, Jake Starkey. Why isn't Romney out there saying this?

    I think this is telling. Jeb is setting himself up, for when Romney loses, and the recriminations begin, he'll be the sensible "big tent" guy bringing the party back to sanity.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    I agree.
     
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    Yup.

    I suspect part of the reason so many people didn't run this time around was that they didn't want to be associated with (or to bend over for) the loons currently running things. Ya think Jeb or Christy or Daniels would want to have Grover Norquist shoving a goofy freakin' "pledge" under their freakin' nose at every freakin' campaign stop?

    I think not!

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    The hell you say?...All of a sudden a Bush has credibility with the left?!?!?

    Too funny! :lol:
     
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    Much of his lamentation is directed at Florida; LeMieux* & Mack are down & dirty.

    *Mew, mew, to me:eusa_angel:
     
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    Skew Factor.
     
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    Jeb Bush is NUTS. Does he not know Mitt Romney's track record?

    Mitt Romney is NOT a "conservative".

    Ronald Reagan would beat Obama by the biggest landslide in the history of politics if he were alive today (and a lot younger, of course).

    Jeb Bush needs to go to Kennebunkport and suck in some fresh ocean air.
     

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