Rove to Jeb Bush: Maybe tone it down with the “illegal immigration is an ‘act of love’” bit

posted at 5:21 pm on April 8, 2014 by Allahpundit

The clip comes from Politico but the translation comes from Mark Krikorian:

The weirdest thing to me about Jeb’s “act of love” comment is that, as recently as last year, he was positioning himself as some sort of hardliner on the citizenship issue. Remember? No citizenship for illegals, he said; permanent residency is fine but to grant them full citizen privileges would offend the rule of law. Fast-forward a year and now lawbreaking is an act of love, something a compassionate nation surely wouldn’t punish with perpetual second-class status. I don’t know how he reconciles that.

Maybe it’s as simple as him reacting to Rubio’s political position in both cases. A year ago, Rubio was getting hammered by the right for backing the Gang of Eight bill. Jeb may have concluded that there was room to his right in the 2016 primaries by running as a “no citizenship” candidate. A year later, Rubio’s all but abandoned the Gang of Eight bill as being too weak and has tacked back to the right via foreign policy and ObamaCare. Change of plans for Jeb, then: Now there’s room to Rubio’s left in the field. That’s where “act of love” came from, I guess, as a signal to the centrists — especially rich, business-minded, amnesty-supporting centrists who are trying to settle on a champion — that Bush would stand up to the righty candidates who’ll be left fighting over the anti-amnesty vote. But even so, “act of love” is such an odd and needlessly provocative way of putting things. I think Rove’s consternation here is legit. He wants a pro-amnesty candidate but he doesn’t want one who’s going to dare conservatives to knock him down the way Perry unwittingly did with his remark in 2011 about in-state tuition for illegals being a simple matter of “having a heart.” Like Krikorian said yesterday, if border-hopping is an act of love, border enforcement is necessarily a form of hate. Is that the message that’s going to win this guy the Republican nomination?

Could be that Mickey Kaus is right that this is just a clever ploy by Jeb to help his protege Rubio. The squishier Bush gets on amnesty, the easier it is for Rubio to attack him as a RINO, which helps Rubio rebuild conservative cred. Or maybe Jeb secretly agrees with me and WaPo that the entire Republican field reeks on immigration and therefore he might as well start pandering to the donor class and to Latino voters now. After all, who’s going to attack him harshly for the “act of love” comment? Cruz? Jeb doesn’t really need to worry about Cruz; by the time the race is down to the two of them, Bushworld will be tearing Cruz limb from limb with ads about how he’s a radical and borderline anarchist. Jeb needs to win the center first and realistically no centrist candidate is going to go to the mat on the “act of love” soundbite for fear of alienating Latinos. The question is, is that sort of rhetoric so squishy that even centrist voters will start looking at each other sideways over it? That’s what Rove’s worried about, I think.

And yeah, I do think he’ll run. Steve Hayes is right: A guy who’s already thinking about his soundbites being caught on tape is a guy who’s thinking very seriously of jumping in.


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Rover really is a snake. I’m glad Jeb said that so we know what his actual position is.

rbj on April 8, 2014 at 5:23 PM

Rush’s theory on this was awesome. Jeb is getting all this anti-base stuff out early so he won’t have to deal with it later.

p0s3r on April 8, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Sorry, but you can’t walk that back.

John the Libertarian on April 8, 2014 at 5:25 PM

I thought Kristol said Jeb Bush will not be the nominee. Maybe these guys should talk

Brock Robamney on April 8, 2014 at 5:29 PM

He also lost a major portion of conservative voters before he even declared his intent to run for president. No more Bush and no more Clinton.

rplat on April 8, 2014 at 5:29 PM

I had the misfortune of sitting through Jeb’s speech to the NRA annual meeting in Orlando.

Jeb Bush is an IDIOT !!!!

CrazyGene on April 8, 2014 at 5:33 PM

“inartful”…??

i’m gonna start using that!

Sachiko on April 8, 2014 at 5:35 PM

I remember how we all had to back McCain in the primaries because the media loved him…

tdarrington on April 8, 2014 at 5:35 PM

I’m glad Jeb said that so we know what his actual position is.

Yeah, he probably does n’t care what the conservatives think. He’s being brazen about illegals because he’s banking on the conservatives dividing their vote up among 3 or more candidates. Oh, how I wish we would prove them wrong in ’16.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Fast-forward a year and now lawbreaking is an act of love, something a compassionate nation surely wouldn’t punish with perpetual second-class status.

‘If you call it a riot (Rodney King riot) it sounds like it was just a bunch of crazy people who went out and did bad things for no reason. Riot implies to me wild, crazed, uncalled-for actions and I’m not so sure that’s quite appropriate for what took place in Los Angeles. It was unfortunate that it takes things like this rebellion to wake people up. I maintain it was somewhat understandable, if not acceptable…It was only a rebellion… a spontaneous reaction to a lot of injustice and a lot of alienation and frustration…There were mothers who took this as an opportunity to take some milk, to take some bread, to take some shoes. Maybe they shouldn’t have done it, but the atmosphere was such that they did it. They are not crooks.’

- Maxine Waters

‘And they wanted to make sure their family was intact, and they crossed the border because they had no other means to work to be able to provide for their family. Yes, they broke the law, but it’s not a felony. It’s an act of love. It’s an act of commitment to your family. I honestly think that that is a different kind of crime that there should be a price paid, but it shouldn’t rile people up that people are actually coming to this country to provide for their families.’

- Jeb Bush, 6 April 2014

They stole the milk ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

They stole the bread ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

They stole some shoes ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

They stole some big screen televisions during Katrina ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

They illegally crossed the borders or overstayed their visas ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

The rule of law must be abandoned ‘for the children’ because it would be an ‘act of love.’

As we have seen with Obama, the Oval Office is no place for a man who will put ‘empathy’ or ‘acts of love’ above the rule of law.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 5:36 PM

This country will never vote or legislate its way out of the mess it is in.

tdarrington on April 8, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Obligatory.

Bmore on April 8, 2014 at 5:38 PM

RINO rove can’t contain the boner he’s got over the prospect of getting UBER RINO jeb elected.

TeaPartyNation on April 8, 2014 at 5:38 PM

a compassionate nation surely wouldn’t punish with perpetual second-class status.

The United States (at least most states) has been doing that for decades or more with respect to convicted felons. Get convicted and lose your right to vote or own a gun…forever.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Rush’s theory on this was awesome. Jeb is getting all this anti-base stuff out early so he won’t have to deal with it later.

p0s3r on April 8, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Exactly. This will be ancient history by November, 2016, and the media and establishment types, like Rove, won’t even be discussing it because it won’t even be brought up.

Ruckus_Tom on April 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

he’s banking on the conservatives dividing their vote up among 3 or more candidates

Its why we got Dole,McCain, and Romney. Lets not do that again.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

Sorry but Jeb Bush is your nominee. Bushworld is far more powerful than you think. The only two Republicans in the last 25 years to win the presidency were named Bush.

kevinkristy on April 8, 2014 at 5:40 PM

It’s not about another candidate calling Jeb to the mat for is inane “act of love” comment. We all heard it. It has reverberated. No other candidate needs to even point it out. Jeb, like other gushing amnesty candidates like Scott Walker, is toast.

anotherJoe on April 8, 2014 at 5:42 PM

Wait until AFTER the election to push amnesty.

Clark1 on April 8, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Translation: “You idiot Jeb! Don’t let the cat out of the bag until you’re elected”

portlandon on April 8, 2014 at 5:45 PM

F Off Rove….Quit shoving Jeb in our faces

workingclass artist on April 8, 2014 at 5:45 PM

Sorry but Jeb Bush is your nominee. Bushworld is far more powerful than you think. The only two Republicans in the last 25 years to win the presidency were named Bush.

kevinkristy on April 8, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Not if conservatives will gather around one conservative candidate instead of 5. That’ll be the only way to stop Bushworld.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Sorry but Jeb Bush is your nominee. Bushworld is far more powerful than you think. The only two Republicans in the last 25 years to win the presidency were named Bush.

kevinkristy on April 8, 2014 at 5:40 PM

Bush Inc. tried to put Kay Bailey Hutchinson in as Governor of Texas…And they lost…Big

workingclass artist on April 8, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Jeb doesn’t really need to worry about Cruz; by the time the race is down to the two of them, Bushworld will be tearing Cruz limb from limb with ads about how he’s a radical and borderline anarchist.

If it does come down to the two, Cruz will be tearing Jeb apart at the debates.

Who among the Republican grassroots is actually going to buy that Cruz is either a radical or anarchist? Romney at least had some old baggage to use in his negative ads.

INC on April 8, 2014 at 5:49 PM

Not if conservatives will gather around one conservative candidate instead of 5. That’ll be the only way to stop Bushworld.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Yep.

We need a successful conservative governor with a successful record of governance and policies.

workingclass artist on April 8, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Karl Rove is afraid that Jeb is killing his chance of getting the nomination, no I purposely did not say, winning the nomination, since the Aristocrats are intending to give it to Jeb regardless of what the people want unless Jeb does something really stupid.

oscarwilde on April 8, 2014 at 5:51 PM

since the Aristocrats are intending to give it to Jeb regardless of what the people want unless Jeb does something really stupid.

oscarwilde on April 8, 2014 at 5:51 PM

Sounding like Maxine Waters is really stupid.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 5:52 PM

All Cruz or anyone else needs to do is bring up the undeniable fact of how Jeb has made nice with Arne Duncan as a comrade in arms to push Obama’s reprehensible education policies.

Does anyone remember how Jeb has fared in any past debates? Serious question.

INC on April 8, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Sounding like Maxine Waters is really stupid.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 5:52 PM

:)

Yeah, that ‘act of love’ statement on illegals is definitely in that category.

INC on April 8, 2014 at 5:55 PM

It can’t be said enough:

STAY OUTA THE BUSHES!!!!!

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Sounding like Maxine Waters is really stupid.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 5:52 PM

You bring up an interesting point.

Was that really Maxine Waters stupid?

Or was it

Hank Johnson stupid?

Joe Biden stupid?

or the weapons-grade stupid of Sheila Jackson Lee?

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2014 at 5:57 PM

We need a successful conservative governor with a successful record of governance and policies.

workingclass artist on April 8, 2014 at 5:50 PM

Exactly. But I’ve watched the gop since I’ve been voting in presidential primaries (1992) and I have to say that every primary season seems to turn out the same way. Conservatives split up and then we get the estab candidate. Look at the cannibalism on the gop side in 2012 and the results of that. I keep saying that if Jeb is the nominee then the he is going to lose. Pick a conservative Gov in 2016 and we can win.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:58 PM

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2014 at 5:57 PM

See the comparative quotes in my 5:52 post.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 6:04 PM

Jeb Bush 2016

- because eight years of liberal fascists in the White House isn’t enough!

DRayRaven on April 8, 2014 at 6:04 PM

The Bushes are just a bunch of geniuses, aren’t they?

Not much between the ears.

Another inarticulate gaffe-master bum and we don’t need him even applying for the position.

Oh, the humanity!

Sherman1864 on April 8, 2014 at 6:08 PM

Speaking of acts of love- clubbing John Kerry like a baby seal would, indeed, be an act of love. The Jew-haters of this administration strikes again.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that both Israelis and Palestinians were responsible for the current crisis in peace talks, but appeared to allocate the lion’s share of the blame to Jerusalem.

To bad Israel isn’t the gay homeland. Then maybe these anti-Semites might worry about creating a negotiating environment that is inclusive and open to all points of view.

Happy Nomad on April 8, 2014 at 6:09 PM

Conservatives split up and then we get the estab candidate.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:58 PM

That’s kind of a myth. Romney was the most conservative or as conservative as anyone else running. Couple that with winning debates and the voters’ impression of his ability, and that did it. The establishment vs conservative thing is just punditry fodder.

cimbri on April 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM

This country will never vote or legislate its way out of the mess it is in.

tdarrington on April 8, 2014 at 5:37 PM

You are absolutely right.

Change is going to come when we, the PRODUCER CLASS put our foot down and tell the Parasite Class (which includes nearly EVERYONE IN DC) “No Mas”

It’s going to come most Undemocratically, in fact. Because the producers are now quite the minority. But there comes a time when the minority trumps the majority: when it’s OUR DIME their pipe dreams are spending!

It’s going to be some kind of Revolution, ranging from the peaceful (Constitutional Convention) to the not so peaceful (pistols put down criminals, RIFLES put down Tyrants). I hope for the former, of course. But we must prepare for the possibility of the latter. But it IS coming (definitely in our lifetime), it’s only a question of when, and what is the “trigger”. IE: how FAR CAN they push us before we respond with more than outrage?

ConstantineXI on April 8, 2014 at 6:16 PM

They killed people in auto wrecks they walked away from ‘for the children.’ It was an ‘act of love.’

David Blue on April 8, 2014 at 6:17 PM

This country will never vote or legislate its way out of the mess it is in.

tdarrington on April 8, 2014 at 5:37 PM

Man oh man, ain’t THAT the truth.

Cleombrotus on April 8, 2014 at 6:19 PM

ConstantineXI on April 8, 2014 at 6:16 PM

I seriously doubt that is the way it will happen. It’s more likely that events will overtake all of us and the producers simply will not be ABLE to sustain such a distorted culture and economy.

We’re ALL gonna suffer.

Cleombrotus on April 8, 2014 at 6:21 PM

Romney was never a conservative–not when he ran for the senate against Kennedy–not when he served as gov of Massachusetts –not when he ran for president. Tacking to the right on a couple of issues when you decide to run for POTUS does not qualify you as conservative.

And Its more than the primary in 2012. The problem of the conservative vote being split while liberal faction of the gop coalesces around their anointed one has occurred in 1996, 2008, and 2012.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 6:27 PM

So a Squishy Flip-Flopper is the champion of the Establishment? Bring it on!

Ukiah on April 8, 2014 at 6:33 PM

o/t

North Carolina Dem Mayor Attends Funeral of Cop-Killer, Cancels Ceremony To Honor Police Officer He Killed…

I’m sure it was an ‘act of love.’

Outrageous and disgusting.

Resist We Much on April 8, 2014 at 6:34 PM

The establishment vs conservative thing is just punditry fodder.

cimbri on April 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM

There’s been a struggle between factions of the party since Goldwater in 1964. The only time there was peace was during the Reagan years. Esatblishment vs conservative is just punditry fodder, huh? Have you been paying attention to anything going on in the gop for the last 4 or 5 years?

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM

“inartful”…??

i’m gonna start using that!

Sachiko on April 8, 2014 at 5:35 PM

Artless is better.

crankyoldlady on April 8, 2014 at 6:39 PM

Not if conservatives will gather around one conservative candidate instead of 5. That’ll be the only way to stop Bushworld.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 5:48 PM

Yep.

We need a successful conservative governor with a successful record of governance and policies.

workingclass artist on April 8, 2014 at 5:50 PM

I agree, but there ain’t no such conservative governor. Jindal could be, but he’s not charismatic enough imo. There is however a strong, articulate, smart conservative Senator, who can make inroads into that Hispanic vote. That’s Ted Cruz. Forget what the media says and listen to this man speak and how he debates. Look at his background, at his family, and tell me he would not be a great presidential candidate.

They’ll try to hang the government shutdown on him, but really what was the real effects of the shutdown?? Wasn’t he right in any case about Obamacare? Didn’t Obama end up doing on his own, what the GOP was looking to compromise with him legislatively to do to avert shutdown?

It’s really up to conservatives to finally wake up and nominate a conservative! Instead, we divide ourselves and wonder how we got Dole, McCain, Romney and now Bush/Christie to be our nominee. They become our nominee because the centrist and the party Establishment, don’t waste time zeroing in on who they will back. They start early. Well the Tea Party could have an Establishment of sorts with all the organizations out there(Club for Growth, Jim DeMint, Americans for Prosperity, FreedomWorks, Tea Party Express, Sarah Palin, Koch Bros, etc). If they got together and began to help make their candidate electable now, then we would stand a better chance at taking down the GOP Establishment.

We need to demand that the Tea Party find a nominee we all can support. I nominate Ted Cruz.

milemarker2020 on April 8, 2014 at 6:39 PM

That’s kind of a myth. Romney was the most conservative or as conservative as anyone else running. Couple that with winning debates and the voters’ impression of his ability, and that did it. The establishment vs conservative thing is just punditry fodder.

cimbri on April 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM

No, he really wasn’t, as anyone who looks at his record knows.

He made conservative sounding statements but pretty much no one, both supporters and enemies, believed they were true. In fact, one of his supposed selling points was that he was an electable moderate, and not one of these crazy whacko right wing Nazis like Perry or Gingrich. Only after he lost did Republicans try to repaint him as some sort of far right conservative that was too far to the right to win.

Doomberg on April 8, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Why would he have to tone it down? Haven’t these guys been telling us republican voters love amnesty? I thought being pro-amnesty was a big winner, lol?

xblade on April 8, 2014 at 6:42 PM

“He said it in an inartful way.”

So the dishonest Rove wanted him to lie. Isn’t that a surprise.

VorDaj on April 8, 2014 at 6:43 PM

The establishment vs conservative thing is just punditry fodder.

cimbri on April 8, 2014 at 6:14 PM

There’s been a struggle between factions of the party since Goldwater in 1964. The only time there was peace was during the Reagan years. Esatblishment vs conservative is just punditry fodder, huh? Have you been paying attention to anything going on in the gop for the last 4 or 5 years?

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM

I argue it goes further back. Some say back when Eisenhower stole the nomination from “Mr. Republican” Robert Taft. I say it goes back to when the progressives broke into the party under Theodore Roosevelt. Still, there is undeniably a strain between the GOP Establishment and the conservative electorate. It’s just that the conservative electorate is too dumb to realize it. If you are tired of losing, stop letting these people have their way in the nomination process. The primary electorate is 80% conservative and yet we haven’t had a conservative nominee since Reagan in 1980. And Reagan had to run three times, just to get to that point!

milemarker2020 on April 8, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Well then it will be a landslide for Hillary in 2016 around here because everyone is sick and tired on having RINO’s jammed down our throat. So 4M stayed home in 2012 compared to the Palin ticket, and I bet we can more than double that to 10M stay home for Jeb.

Hey, knock yourself out….Go Jeb. You don’t have a prayer. Give her the Senate and House too.

Starlink on April 8, 2014 at 6:38 PM

I think you misunderstood my post. I don’t want Jeb or any other establishment favored candidate. Conservatives need to coalesce around a good governor to avoid what happened in other primary years when their votes were divided up and the RINO candidate won.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 6:44 PM

I argue it goes further back. Some say back when Eisenhower stole the nomination from “Mr. Republican” Robert Taft. I say it goes back to when the progressives broke into the party under Theodore Roosevelt. Still, there is undeniably a strain between the GOP Establishment and the conservative electorate. It’s just that the conservative electorate is too dumb to realize it. If you are tired of losing, stop letting these people have their way in the nomination process. The primary electorate is 80% conservative and yet we haven’t had a conservative nominee since Reagan in 1980. And Reagan had to run three times, just to get to that point!

milemarker2020 on April 8, 2014 at 6:43 PM

It does go further back. I did n’t do a good job explaining because I was trying to save a little time. Good post. Just what I’ve been drivin’ at.

shubalstearns on April 8, 2014 at 6:47 PM

o/t

North Carolina Dem Mayor Attends Funeral of Cop-Killer, Cancels Ceremony To Honor Police Officer He Killed…

I’m sure it was an ‘act of love.’

Outrageous and disgusting.

Resist We Much

Back on topic:

VISA overstayer plots to blow up school and federal building.

Also an act of love no doubt.

xblade on April 8, 2014 at 7:21 PM

Jeb seems to be moving to the left on everything: from amnesty … to Common Core … to global warming.

bw222 on April 8, 2014 at 7:29 PM

Jeb Bush’s “love child” gonna take yo job ya fools.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 8, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Karl Rove is saying it artful, but if you go back to say Marlon Brando in Last Tango In Paris, what he means is he wants Jeb to hand U.S. all some “butter” to make it a bit easy.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on April 8, 2014 at 7:33 PM

HAHA, in other words…Shut up, Jeb! We aren’t supposed to say things like that until AFTER the 2016 election! You know we’re in the, “Hey, I’m a Conservative just like y’all are guys, really! Truuuust me!” phase now!

Yeah. Sure.

Hey Chins, we’re on to your gas this time, pal.

Meople on April 8, 2014 at 7:41 PM

Exactly. This will be ancient history by November, 2016, and the media and establishment types, like Rove, won’t even be discussing it because it won’t even be brought up.

Ruckus_Tom on April 8, 2014 at 5:39 PM

That may be the case with the State-Run media. I don’t forget stuff like this. And I doubt any other Conservative that is wary of being stabbed in the back again by another GOPe progressive Bush, will either.

Meople on April 8, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Jeb – you are not wanted.

PLEASE just go back to sleep on the beach under the nearest palm tree.

fred5678 on April 8, 2014 at 7:59 PM

…wipe your mouth and your ass with the little white board Karl!

KOOLAID2 on April 8, 2014 at 7:59 PM

Jeb seems to be moving to the left on everything: from amnesty … to Common Core … to global warming.

bw222 on April 8, 2014 at 7:29 PM

So Jeb is a heliocentric warming denier, too???

fred5678 on April 8, 2014 at 8:02 PM

The primary electorate is 80% conservative and yet we haven’t had a conservative nominee since Reagan in 1980. And Reagan had to run three times, just to get to that point!

milemarker2020 on April 8, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Michelle Bachmann was the most conservative candidate last time around. Everyone else was a mixed bag. Romney won, because he was conservative enough, and he won those 2 critical debates against Newt in Florida.

People weighed all the pros and cons, and made an educated guess as to who to support, realizing that the incumbent president almost always wins. I think we all know it’s a lot more complicated than just an “establishment vs conservative” narrative. Each candidate has a little bit of each part in him.

cimbri on April 8, 2014 at 8:25 PM

F*ck off Turd Blossom.

ToddPA on April 8, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Lauer then asked, “You want residency and you want people to admit they’ve committed a crime by coming here illegally to pay taxes, and fines. But you do not want to offer them a path to citizenship. If they do all the things you ask of them , why not grant them that right to be an American?”

”Our proposal is a proposal that looks forward,” Bush said. “And if we want to create an immigration policy that’s going to work, we can’t continue to make illegal immigration an easier path than legal immigration. There’s a natural friction between our immigrant heritage and the rule of law. This is the right place to be in that sense.”

One simple sentence which clearly articulates the core of the philosophical conservative on the issue of illegal immigration. First he didn’t have it; then he had it exactly right; and now he’s completely full of sh1t. This is why we hate politicians.

Jaibones on April 8, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Does anyone remember how Jeb has fared in any past debates? Serious question.
INC on April 8, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Jeb has the debating skills of a constipated Rick Perry

Brock Robamney on April 9, 2014 at 5:42 AM

I’m happy for the GOP.

It’s a real plus that the GOP has so many extra voters that they can afford to throw away 20-30 million on election day.

I remember something about a Bush losing an election because 15% of the vote went to a 3rd party candidate. Maybe Jeb just wants to be like his Dad.

pilsener on April 9, 2014 at 6:36 AM

I’m happy for the GOP.

It’s a real plus that the GOP has so many extra voters that they can afford to throw away 20-30 million on election day.

I remember something about a Bush losing an election because 19% of the vote went to a 3rd party candidate. Maybe Jeb just wants to be like his Dad.

READ MY LIPS! NO MORE BUSHES!

pilsener on April 9, 2014 at 6:40 AM

We already have enough law breakers in office, we don’t need another, especially at the top.

Kissmygrits on April 9, 2014 at 9:04 AM