Tag Archives: Jeb Bush

This week’s Herald column: Jeb makes his move on Rubio

Aside from the rumors of Jeb’s eye-rolling response to Time’s Rubio Jesus “savior” cover, I spied signs that Jeb has had enough of watching his protege bask in the 2016 preview glow. His book drop was awkward, to be sure, … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: the apostasy of John Ellis Bush

Cartoon by the great Jim Morin. See more Morin toons here. How did Jeb Bush, the arch conservative former governor of Florida — Mr. Voter Caging 2000 — Mr Right Wing, suddenly become a RINO to the new, far right … Continue reading

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Sweet Jesus: Jeb Bush is too liberal for today’s Republican Party

In today’s GOP, George W. Bush’s former lieutenant governor is AOK, but Dubya’s little brother is not.

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Tim Pawlenty: the Jeb Bush candidate? Plus: Mitt’s announce, and Palin-Bachman gal-fight?

  Looks like the Bushies seem to have found their candidate.

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Friday clicks: GOP losing America’s finest, the 8.8 rate, Boehnerbagged, and ‘bye-bye Gbagbo’

A piece in today’s Politico spells out the danger for Republicans who have gone after unions in the rust belt, thinking they’d just piss off unionized teachers, and apparently forgetting that often conservative-leaning police officers and firefighters are union members … Continue reading

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This is true: Rubio’s not running in 2012

Marco Rubio throws cold water on GOP hopes, saying he won’t lend some ethnic star power to the 2012 race for president. And you should believe him.

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Barack and Jeb and Arne by the schoolyard **UPDATED**

The visit today to an inner city Miami school by President Barack Obama, former Florida governor Jeb Bush and Education Secretary Arne Duncan is ostensibly about education reform. But I think it might also be about something else…

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Florida follies: Tracking the wicked cue-ball, Jeb!, Allen West, and Rod Smith’s chance to show up

According to a schedule released by the governor’s office today, Rick Scott will pay a visit to Florida’s Department of Children and Families (which his budget proposes to slash within an inch of its life) later this afternoon. No word … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush’s endless war on unions **UPDATE**

Just to be clear: Jeb Bush hates unions … teachers unions, police unions, firefighters unions … basically any brand or form of public employee union that exists in nature.

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Sunday clicks: Jeb! vs. the smoke monster

Michael Putney of Miami’s WPLG played a clip from his interview with Jeb Bush, in which the former governor took a muted, but very real swipe at GOP gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott. Jeb said he’d “certainly like to see a … Continue reading

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