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The GOP´s legacy underdog
San Francisco Chroncle, by Debra J. Saunders

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Posted By:jackson, 4/10/2014 8:25:41 AM

Barbara Bush was right when she pooh-poohed son Jeb´s interest in running for the White House in 2016. Forget political dynasties -- Bushes, Kennedys and, yes, Clintons -- the former first lady told NBC last year. "We´ve had enough Bushes." She also said: "There are a lot of great families, and it´s not just four families or whatever." Listen to your mother, Jeb.Heed her words well, Hillary. My sweetest dream for 2016 would be for a bipartisan pact: that 2016 will not be a sequel to the 1992 Bush-Clinton faceoff. Is it a deal, Dems? I won´t vote for Bush if you

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Deb is an idiot ("better half.") And I would hardly call a Bush an underdog. But she must read the comments here at Lucianne. I bet the anti- Bush sentiments run 95% and yet, and yet...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MattMusson, 4/10/2014 9:01:30 AM     (No. 9805352)

Bush Vs. Clinton in 2016?

Can´t think of anything stupider.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: absalom, 4/10/2014 1:31:36 PM     (No. 9805750)

A truly o/s family is Adams of Boston, present at our founding and major contributors to our nation up to the present. The Bushes couldn´t hold a thin candle to them and are nobodies who ´do politics´.

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