Friday, May 22, 2015
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Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

A Hard Spring Brings Hard Days for Jeb Bush

Jeb Bush, the Republican frontrunner, spent days defending older brother George W. Bush, the former president, and the long war he started in Iraq. The younger brother was a one-man off-key Greek chorus.

May 22, 2015
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Jeb Bush’s Agony

Am I am the only one who has any empathy for Jeb Bush’s difficulty answering a straightforward question: Was going to war in Iraq the right thing to do?

May 18, 2015
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Pacifist Or Chickenhawk? How Jeb (Almost) Avoided The Vietnam Draft

Evidently Jeb Bush remains enthusiastic about war only for other people’s sons and daughters

May 14, 2015
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The Wrong Questions About Iraq

Republican presidential candidates are tripping all over each other to say that we shouldn’t have invaded Iraq. Unfortunately, there are far more relevant questions that Republican and Democratic candidates alike need to answer.

May 14, 2015

Thanks, Jeb: Republicans Now Oppose The Iraq War!

GOP candidates are now saying the Iraq War was a mistake, indicating that the race has officially crossed over into the Twilight Zone.

May 13, 2015

Endorse This: Another Bush’s Iraq War Intelligence

Watch Jeb Bush’s answer on what he would’ve done differently than his brother on Iraq — or maybe done the same — if he’d known everything we know now.

May 11, 2015
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Minimum Wage Is A Self-Made GOP Problem

Republicans could look to George W. Bush for an example of what to do on the minimum wage. But they won’t. And it’s going to hurt them in 2016.

May 8, 2015
Former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

5 Reasons Jeb Bush Is Less Popular Than George W. Bush

Jeb Bush isn’t just less popular than you’d expect him to be, he’s less popular than his brother, someone millions of Americans consider the worst president of their lifetime.

May 4, 2015
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Whoever Wins The White House, We’ll Be Tired

Clinton fatigue is real — but every modern presidency is exhausting.

March 19, 2015
Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

Strong February Job Numbers Underline Obama’s Performance — And GOP Failure

Obama’s job record is outstanding and continues to smash the idiotic economic predictions promoted by Republicans.

March 6, 2015
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‘Name An Accomplishment’: A Question Republicans Shouldn’t Ask

Carly Fiorina almost wrecked Hewlett Packard — but at least she gave us the “Demon Sheep” ad.

February 27, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Here We Go Again’

David Letterman looked at how Jeb Bush is already mangling important words in the same way his brother did.

February 20, 2015
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush looks on prior to speaking at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

The Smart Brother? Why Jeb Bush Can’t Escape Dubya’s Dubious Legacy

In 2013, Jeb said it was “way too early” to judge whether the Iraq war succeeded in “providing some degree of stability in the region.”

February 20, 2015
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Cartoon: George W. Bush And Ron Paul Grab Dinner

Bush and Paul catch up on the state of the 2016 race.

February 19, 2015

Endorse This: Jeb Bush — ‘My Own Man’

Jeb Bush gave his big speech in Chicago, insisting he’s *not* the same as a certain other Bush who was president.

February 18, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Vintage Presidential Bloopers’

David Letterman tied off the Presidents Day holiday with a very special ‘Vintage Presidential Blooper.’ (Spoiler: It kind of involves George W. Bush.)

February 18, 2015
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It’s Not Too Soon To Judge George W. Bush’s Presidency On Key Issues

History is ready to judge George W. Bush, and it won’t be kind.

February 10, 2015

Endorse This: Back To The Bush-isms!

Jeb Bush’s praise of his brother’s presidency has us looking back to when a Bush was frequently speaking in public.

February 6, 2015

Top Reads For News Junkies: ‘House Of Bush, House Of Saud’

Craig Unger’s examination of our tangled relationship with Saudi Arabia is still relevant.

January 24, 2015

Endorse This: Stephen Colbert’s Finest Hour

“The Colbert Report” is now officially over — but Stephen Colbert’s greatest moment shall live on forever

December 19, 2014

Cartoon: Does Torture Work? George W. Bush Thought So

Cartoon: George W. Bush and Dick Cheney respond to the torture report.

December 10, 2014
Photo: Senate Democratic Women to Outline How Women are More Burdened by Student Loan Debt, in Part Due to the Gender Wage Gap (Senate Democrats/Flickr)

Graphic Report On CIA Interrogations, Torture Released By Senate Panel

Inside the Senate’s shocking report on Bush-era torture.

December 9, 2014
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What Americans Don’t Know (Yet) About Jeb Bush

There are many fascinating chapters in the Jeb Bush dossier, rooted in his lifelong plan to become “very wealthy.”

December 4, 2014
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The ‘Jeb Bush Doctrine’ Makes Debut

Start with George W. Bush and add a dash of Mitt Romney, and you get the “Jeb Doctrine.”

December 3, 2014
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Obama’s Immigration Conundrum

President Obama could learn a lot from George W. Bush. Seriously.

November 13, 2014
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