Eventually, Republicans will have to speak to people who think an America that’s safer, stronger and has better access to health care than at any time in our existence in history isn’t all that bad. To prepare them, here are a few reasons why Barack Obama isn’t George W. Bush.
Because there’s really one thing Jeb needs to do right now: Remind the public just how well a Bush administration can function together for America.
In new biography, Bush 41 says Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld were too hawkish and that their harsh stance damaged the reputation of the United States.
Was there anyone else who ran for president, and might have used bluster in order to overcompensate for his shocking lack of knowledge on national security?
If Trump can demonstrate over and over again his supremacy over the reigning establishment candidate, then the establishment needs a new candidate.
If Jeb Bush wants to argue that George W. Bush did a nice job of bringing America together and trying to avoid the demonization of Muslims in the aftermath of 9/11, there’s a case to be made. But W.’s record of “keeping us safe” in comparison to every other modern president is non-existent.
Jeb Bush is boldly sticking to his best strength in the effort to come back against Donald Trump: All those fond memories people have of George W. Bush.
Just think for a minute: It took 14 years for a presidential candidate to actually say this out loud — and it’s Donald Trump, running for the Republican nomination.
Jeb Bush is the real life-version of the robotic, soulless, gaffe-prone Mitt Romney we parodied in the last election cycle.
The basic problem with Jeb’s tweet: The photo is a depiction of the time when George W. Bush failed to keep America safe.
Ari Fleischer recalled his memories of President George W. Bush’s bold, personal promises to defeat the terrorists who perpetrated that horrible act.
What’s really going on here is a fascinating case study in karma for conservative media — and for the Bush family.
Dynasties will stay on our minds while there’s a Bush or a Clinton in the 2016 presidential race. But I have a little news to break: The Bushes are an American political dynasty, and the Clintons certainly are not.
Frankly, my dear, Bush was gone with the wind and water in 2005. Any faith left in the Iraq War he started in 2003 collapsed. It’s a usually long way from New Orleans to Baghdad, but not on that late summer day.
Nobody should be shocked to hear a right-wing chicken-hawk disparaging a worthy veteran at this late date. In the Republican Party, it is standard operating procedure — and for any Republican to pretend otherwise now is risibly hypocritical.
In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
The right-wing movement that decries bureaucracy in fact loves red tape and barriers to democracy, in order to keep “them” from the polls.
Jeb Bush’s last name comes with advantages that are difficult to overstate. In a presidential race, he gets, among other things, instant name recognition and a built-in fundraising apparatus from his father and brother. Those assets alone explain why a man who hasn’t won an election in more than a decade is nonetheless considered a […]