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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:22 AM

And the big, big, big, big winner today is:

After an electoral college landslide election in which radical Republican budget, tax and immigration issues have reduced the Republicans to a few reliable midwest and southern states, and where their anti Hispanic policies now undermine traditional Republican majorities in states like Arizona, and with a landslide loss in the Republicans' big must have state of Florida, who does a desperate and broken Republican party turn its grateful heart to?



A 'centrist' (compared to the cuckoo are Coca Puffs ticket of 2012) whose wife was born in Mexico and still has high favor abilities in Florida. Not only that the two and the only two people who could have presented a reasonable challenge to Jeb are the two who are going to be on the ticket and made toxic in 2012.

Well played Bush family. Well played Karl Rove. Credit is due where credit is earned. Look forward to a great battle in 2016. Oh by the way, loved the Republican source who leaked the tax information to Reid. Brilliant.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:42 AM

1. I suspect you are right since I can find no other logical explanation for the current ticket

I am sure the Obama people already have enough information on Ryan to start the ads, today.

I really think these two should split off from the GOP, immediately, and re brand themselves the GHP - Genuinely Hypocritical Party. Ryan, alone, should be shown in the dictionary next to the word Hypocrite. He wouldn't be where he is, today, without the social safty net he profited from and now wants to destroy.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:54 AM

2. They still haven't won the White House without a Bush or Nixon on the ticket since 1928



I guess they need another Bush.


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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:55 AM

3. You forgot Reagan.

nt

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Response to ananda (Reply #3)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:59 AM

4. H.W. Bush was on the ticket as VP

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #2)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:01 AM

5. Well Nixon's daughter supported Obama so I guess she would be out.

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Response to grantcart (Reply #5)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:10 AM

6. so did ike`s daughter....

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Response to madrchsod (Reply #6)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 01:19 PM

11. and his grandson and Buckley's son

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:13 AM

7. Jeb Bush was born in 1953 and will be over 60 years old in 2016.

The presidency is a physically very demanding job. Recent presidents have started out younger than 60. Reagan was older, but he was showing signs of Alzheimers while in office. Bush senior may have been older, but he only got one term.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeb_Bush

No. I don't think that Jeb will run in 2016.

If he turned 64 in February 2017 right after taking office, then he would be 68 in 2020 when facing re-election and over 70 when finishing his term. No. I don't think that would work well for him or the country.

A president in his 60s or 70s used to be possible, but today the job just takes too much physical activity, too much international travel, too much intellectual work. Not a good idea.

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Response to JDPriestly (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 10:20 AM

10. No one said that he would be President, just the Republican nominee


And they couldn't care how old someone is. Just look at Reagan.

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Response to grantcart (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:14 AM

8. This VP pick is a major supportive point to the theory that

Romney or Romney's campaign is purposely trying to lose.

And it supports the theory that you've been building.

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Response to berni_mccoy (Reply #8)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 10:19 AM

9. thanks Berni

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