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Tag: jeb bush

March
4th

POLITICS: System broken, moving away from public

Re: “Brace yourself for Hillary, Jeb in 2016 presidential race” (TNT, 3-4).

Maureen Dowd’s article on the Clinton and Bush dynasties trading off the White House over decades is actually a sad commentary on the state of American political and civil society.

This is the best our supposed “democracy” can come up with? The free market place of ideas? These two unimpressive hand-me-downs from one bad presidency and one really bad presidency?

The real story here is the failure of our political parties to develop leaders and ideas on the state and local levels and the victory of money over

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Feb.
2nd

ROMNEY: Trump endorsement pitiful

Re: Donald Trump’s endorsement of Mitt Romney.

It is clear to the most moderately intelligent observer that the GOP has already ceded the 2012 election to President Obama.

The party’s serious candidates – Jeb Bush, Mitch Daniels, Chris Christie and David Petraeus – have deferred until 2016. This leaves the Republican stage crowded with clowns and losers.

Newt Gingrich was rejected by his own party in a previous Congress. Rick Santorum lost his last election by double digits. The Donald and the Willard can only be regarded as Marie Antoinettes in gray flannel.

It is sad to see the

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