Category Jeb Bush


Jeb! media narratives ignore reality of his temperament and Florida legacy

The words “statesman,” “wonk,” “adult,” and “winner,” were attributed to Jeb! Bush early in his Presidential campaign. Yet none of these simple narratives of a candidate many in the media seemingly were trying to will to the GOP nomination are the total reality of the Bush legacy here in Florida. Jeb Bush is a typical […]


TFS Radio EP 2 – Bear Hunts, Why is the FDP Convention at Disney, What is the purpose of the FDP Convention, Jeb Bush and much more

Listen to Episode 2 of the TFS Radio program where Kartik Krishnaiyer and Brook Hines discuss: This past weekend’s Bear Hunt The hunting culture among Florida politicians Why many activists are skipping the FDP Convention at Disney Why does the FDP keep holding conferences at Disney? Is the FDP Convention just a junket for party […]


Worrying poll numbers forcing Jeb Bush to rewrite history?

Despite all of the discussion that Governor Jeb Bush is a principled thinker we’ve stated time and again his is simply an opportunistic politician who lacks his brother’s gift for connecting with ordinary folks or his father’s gift for intellect. Instead Bush’s political career is characterized by a bad temper and sense of entitlement. The […]


Jeb Bush’s Reaganomics could tank US economy but reward Wall Street

The political chattering class all seem to view Donald Trump as a clown with marginal views. However, the real clown in the GOP Presidential race is Jeb! Bush, whose adherence to right wing talking points makes him a politician extraordinaire on the cocktail party circuit, but increasingly irrelevant to regular voters. While Trump has offered […]


Jeb Bush TV Ad borderline laughable

Jeb Bush’s new TV ad was rolled out today and from a Florida perspective it is laughable. Bush starts the ad taking a shot at self-promoters a clear shot at Donald Trump. However, Bush has been perhaps the most consistently shameless self-promoter in politics nationally over the last twenty years with the exception of President […]


Years of arrogance and entitlement catching up with Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush is sinking in national opinion polls and has even fallen behind Donald Trump here in his home state of Florida. Following Bush’s race-baiting on Monday his standing continues to slip. Years of arrogance, entitlement and being disconnected from the realities of grassroots activists in his party have taken a toll on Jeb! On […]


I am a Jeb Bush “Anchor Baby”

Jeb Bush’s bizarre comments about “Asian  anchor babies” that were delivered near the Mexican border on Monday were no doubt of a political nature. Bush was merely trying to react to Donald Trump’s populism which includes a strong nativist streak much like populist movements of yesteryear as well as protectionism, Governor Bush’s record and rhetoric […]