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Jeb Bush Says He Will Not Be An Establishment Candidate

John Ellis Bush claims he will stand up against Washington D.C.’s political establishment. Everything he has done in his political career so far suggests exactly the opposite. […]

Which Revolution Media Group Is Getting Its Revolting Act On For The 2016 Election?

Revolution Media Group in San Francisco is “a new breed of agency that draws outside the box” and “harnesses beauty & brains” in order to embody “the simple idea of getting back to basics — working with a handful of talented people and keeping things honest… through wide-eyed creativity and meticulous craftsmanship”.

The people who […]

Moneyed, but Popular? Jeb Bush’s #RightToRise Hashtag Swamped by Hard Rock Band

Jeb Bush’s campaigns are gloating right now. Sure, Jeb Bush’s official campaign, which is limited to accepting only a few thousand dollars per donor, is doing poorly: it has raised just $11.4 million so far this year. But Jeb Bush’s shadow Super PAC campaign, with which it is in close coordination in possible violation of […]

Jeb Bush Fact Check: Is Declining Worker Productivity to Blame for America’s Economic Rut?

Jeb Bush said it July 8 in an interview with the New Hampshire Union Leader:

New Hampshire Union Leader: Anything specific?

Jeb Bush: “We’re working on a strategy to, that’s kind of under, let’s say, my aspiration for the country, and I believe we can achieve it, is 4% growth as far as the […]

What Does Jeb Bush Need Our Support For?

When he ought to seek ways to support the nation, Jeb Bush expects the nation to support him. When he ought to be offering to be all in for America, he asks America to be all in for Jeb instead. […]

Jeb! Campaign Says It’s All About The Little People

Jeb Bush wants to cut Social Security and Medicare while giving tax cuts to billionaires and subsidies to gigantic, profitable corporations. That’s not helping the vulnerable. It’s the same old corrupt business as usual. […]

What Journalists Are Getting Wrong About Jeb Bush And The Decision To Invade Iraq

Jeb Bush doesn’t come out of this week looking like a competent leader. Neither does Clinton. […]

NRA Accuses Hillary Clinton Of Being Sauron

Not one of the Republican presidential candidates at the event had the decency to stand up and say something like, “Hey, we’re getting a little bit out of hand here.” Instead, they clapped their hands as Wayne LaPierre wove his prophecies of permanent darkness, and hoped that they could pick up some political capital from the crowd’s fervor. […]

When People #StandWithRand, What Else Do They Have to Say? (What About You?)

Whatever else you might think about Republican Senator Rand Paul, he’s no Jeb Bush. Since Jeb Bush launched his #RightToRise hashtag on Twitter in January, it’s mostly been empty, only occasionally visited by people making fun of him. Jeb Bush has little popular support as a presidential candidate. Rand Paul clearly has a following, on […]

Grassroots? Jeb Bush Right to Rise Hashtag goes Empty

January 7, 2015: Jeb Bush announces the launch of his Twitter hashtag #RightToRise

April 1-3, 2015: a grand total of 12 people Tweet using the #RightToRise hashtag on Twitter. Messages include:

@actdontreact: #righttorise is like #righttowork. It’s nothing of the sort! #JebBush2016

gift2usa: RT @TheNotoriousJEB: I’m running for president because everyone has the #RightToRise. #Viagra

[…]

Jeb Bush PAC and Super PAC: Does This Look Like Coordination to You?

Jeb Bush Announcing that We're Launching the Right to Rise PAC on January 6 2015

“Right to Rise” is the name of both a Political Action Committee gathering campaign contributions for Jeb Bush to run for President, and of a Super PAC that is gathering unregulated campaign contributions to support the general idea of Jeb Bush running for President. Does that sound like a distinction without a difference to you? […]