Six Republican Presidents Who Would Get Crushed In A Modern PrimaryJune 11th, 2012 3:44 pm Henry Decker
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said this morning that both George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan would have struggled to win the presidential nomination in the current, far right-wing Republican party.
Although Bush went on claim that President Barack Obama is somehow to blame for the Republicans’ attitude that “bipartisanship ought to consist of Democrats coming to the Republican point of view,” he does have a point: there is no room for moderation in the current hyper-partisan GOP.
Here are some reasons why six of the most famous Republican presidents wouldn’t have had a prayer at winning the 2012 nomination: