The National  Memo Logo

Smart. Sharp. Funny. Fearless.

Monday, December 09, 2019 {{ new Date().getDay() }}

endorsethisbanner

So what exactly does somebody say after wasting over $100 million trying to elect Jeb Bush?

GOP strategist Mike Murphy, who headed up the Right to Rise super PAC, appeared Monday on Fox News to talk about exactly what went wrong: It was the media — and the voters.

“Well, I think Jeb got a bit of a hard treatment from the media,” Murphy said. “He had the misfortune of being the kind of quality, issues-experienced candidate in a year where people seem to be looking for a circus — and Jeb doesn’t wear clown shoes. But you know, on we go. The voters are always right, as they say, and now they’ve gotta pick somebody.”

Murphy is now looking to help the efforts to consolidate against Trump — which might just be good news for The Donald.

Video via Fox News.

Get More to Endorse Delivered to Your Inbox

Start your day with National Memo Newsletter

Know first.

The opinions that matter. Delivered to your inbox every morning

Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, center, speaks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind him.

Photo by Kevin McCarthy (Public domain)

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

With the Delta variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus surging in the United States — especially in red states with large numbers of unvaccinated Americans — Capitol physician Brian Monahan is reinstituting a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is honoring that mandate, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, pandering to the GOP's MAGA base, is opposed. And when Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about McCarthy's opposition, she had some scathing words for the California congressman.

Keep reading... Show less
x

Close