Saturday, November 28, 2015
George W. Bush

5 Reasons Barack Obama Isn’t George W. Bush

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.

November 9, 2015

Endorse This: Jeb (Still) Loves Cheney

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.

November 5, 2015

Former President George H.W. Bush Raps Cheney, Rumsfeld In Biography: Fox News

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.

November 5, 2015

Jeb Defends George W. — And Slams Trump For Foreign Policy ‘Bluster’

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?

October 20, 2015

3 Reasons Republicans Must Pull The Plug On Jeb If They Want To Stop Trump

If Trump can demonstrate over and over again his supremacy over the reigning establishment candidate, then the establishment needs a new candidate.

October 19, 2015

Endorse This: Jeb Compared His Brother To FDR?

Jeb: “It’s what you do after that matters — and that’s the sign of leadership.” We couldn’t agree more!

October 19, 2015
Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Trump talks with fellow candidate Bush during a commercial break at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

5 Times George W. Bush Didn’t Keep Us Safe

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.

October 19, 2015

Jeb Counters Trump: ‘We Were Attacked & My Brother Kept Us Safe’ — Really

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.

October 16, 2015

Endorse This: Trumping A Bush Over 9/11

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.

October 16, 2015
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Bush speaks during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

Why Jeb Bush Is The Worst Major Presidential Candidate We’ll Ever See

Jeb Bush is the real life-version of the robotic, soulless, gaffe-prone Mitt Romney we parodied in the last election cycle.

October 5, 2015

Jeb Bush Tweets Post-9/11 Photo Of George W.: ‘He Kept Us Safe’

The basic problem with Jeb’s tweet: The photo is a depiction of the time when George W. Bush failed to keep America safe.

September 17, 2015

Former W.H. Press Secretary Remembers Bush On 9/11: ‘We’re Going To Kick Their Ass’

Ari Fleischer recalled his memories of President George W. Bush’s bold, personal promises to defeat the terrorists who perpetrated that horrible act.

September 11, 2015
U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during a press availability at Trump Tower in New York

Trump Fights Back At Conservative Talker — With An Old Bush Strategy

What’s really going on here is a fascinating case study in karma for conservative media — and for the Bush family.

September 4, 2015
Bush Family Jan 6, 2005

Dynastic Politics: A Tale Of Crimson Colors And Blue Blood

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.

September 4, 2015

Katrina Landfall Began The End Of Bush’s Presidency: Gone With Wind And Water

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.

August 28, 2015
George W. Bush

Republicans Or Social Security? On 80th Anniversary, Still An Easy Choice

Greed is always in fashion on Wall Street. But working Americans see no reason to hand Social Security over to the banks, as the Republican candidates propose, when its administrative costs amount to well under one percent of its revenues.

August 14, 2015
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Service Record: Trump, McCain, And Republican Contempt For Veterans

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.

July 20, 2015
Bush Family Jan 6, 2005

Jeb And His Vassals Lose Sight Of The Serfs

The feudal system lives on in modern American politics.

July 16, 2015

8 Reasons Chris Christie Shouldn’t Be President (Other Than Bridgegate)

We didn’t have time to list all of them.

June 29, 2015

‘The Great War Of Our Time’ Goes Inside The CIA, To A Point

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.

June 21, 2015
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Cartoon: George H.W. And George W. Not Invited To Jeb’s Presidential Announcement

“You’d think he’d at least mention his last name!”

June 17, 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)

On Overseas Tour, Jeb Bush Hopes To Prove Himself On Foreign Policy

Bush’s trip is a nod to the dominant role foreign policy is expected to play in the 2016 presidential campaign.

June 8, 2015
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5 Ways Republicans Make It Harder To Vote And Easier To Buy Elections

The right-wing movement that decries bureaucracy in fact loves red tape and barriers to democracy, in order to keep “them” from the polls.

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

Can Jeb Bush Be His ‘Own Man’?

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 […]

June 5, 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)

Jeb Bush Says He’ll Have To Criticize His Brother, But Won’t Like It

“I have to do the Heisman on my brother, that I love. This is not something that I’m comfortable doing.”

May 31, 2015
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