The Ghost of George W. Bush

By Alberto Pupo

Jeb Bush, has still not declared his candidacy however the sins of his brother may become a liability for his political run. Recently the Ghost of Bush past is haunting Jeb in two embarrassing events that will hurt. In one Jeb Bush in a misguided attempt to show brotherly affection openly states that like his bother he would have also thrown our Nation into a useless and expensive war. Shortly after making such a bold declarative statement tumblr_njt6wgbJHu1rhkttmo1_500he realizes that he made a mistake and tries to play it off with the ever popular “I misheard”. Jeb Bush knows that he has made a major misstep as the whole point of his campaign is to be the “other Bush” a compassionate moderate with no Neocon ambition, but this misstep would not be the end of his recent brushes with public embarrass

 

Jeb Bush knows that gaining the support of younger voters is important, however in an America were younger voters are ultimately more politically progressive, she confronts good ol Jeb and states that his brother George w. Bush created ISIS. While this may seem like the words of an uninformed youngster who does not understand the political nuances and complex foreign policy, however the misinformed youngster was not far form the truth. ISIS, is essentially an American creation. A group of disaffected young rebels who have mainly jumped into the fray as a result of the misadventures in Iraq and Libya. ISIS is nothing more than a younger version of Al Queda, who in turn was a younger version of the Muhajadeen, in essence the name changes but the song remains the same.

These two recent embarrassments reveals Jeb’s weakness in shot the legacy of his brother. George W Bush was a cancer that battered the United States for eight years, and the amount of baggage has left a dark mark for any bush that tries to follow. Jeb Bush while he may have the ability to rake in copious amounts of money (corporate money), if he cannot separate himself from his brother’s legacy he stands absolutely no chance.

 

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