Jeb Bush is also delusional about what makes a Conservative. He thinks it means altering the culture and demographics of the US, opening the borders, amnesty, global trade with bad trade deals, world government, phony global warming regulations, a two faced congress afraid to fight Obama and the Democrats. He's nuts. m/r
“I’m disappointed I didn’t break through,” Jeb Bush confessed during an interview with MSNBC Monday night. “This would have been an extraordinary time to serve as President. The country is desperately looking for leadership… I think it requires someone who is not always trying to win, but to solve problems.”The former Florida governor reflected on his failed 2016 bid for the Oval Office, admitting disappointment, but also deflecting blame, saying “conservatism is temporarily dead,” and adding that “Donald Trump is barely a Republican – certainly not a conservative.”
When asked if he could have done something differently, Bush said he ultimately had to be himself, “If I had to be something different than I was, then I wouldn’t have run.”
He went on to criticize the media’s coverage of the billionaire businessman, “I’m not sure in the environment that we were in in 2016 – partially created by this larger than life character, partially created by, frankly, the media’s coverage of him that blocked out the sun effectively for anybody else – [if anything would have made a difference]. I spent most of my time doing press interviews commenting on what Donald Trump said.”
Asked about his final days on the campaign trail, Bush reflected on the South Carolina primary during which he was in a three-way tie behind Trump with Sens. Marco Rubio (FL) and Ted Cruz (TX). Recalling South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley’s endorsement then of Rubio, Bush said “it clearly hurt.”
In addition to Haley’s endorsement of Rubio, for whom Bush was once a mentor, Bush also went on to blame the Catholic Church, saying, “the Pope intervening in American politics didn’t help.” ...
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