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Why the special treatment for George P Bush "secretly" serving in the navy? Is this a hoax? [View all]

I recall reading a number of times in years past that George P Bush (Jeb Bush's son who just filed papers to run for office in Texas),
was a member of the National Guard.

Now, suddenly, all these recently news articles have omitted that National Guard service, and instead claimed this Bush
served for six months in the Navy -- but under a "different name" for "security" reasons. Can someone explain this to me? Why the special
treatment? Or is this just a hoax so that he can claim military service without having served?
Just wondering.

"Bush also has Navy service on his resume, including a six-month deployment to Afghanistan, where, for security purposes, he was given a different name. Not even those he was serving alongside knew he was a Bush."

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/11/09/george-p-bush-nephew-former-president-reportedly-makes-campaign-filing-in-texas/#ixzz2BowbaFLt

Although his WIkipedia bio does not state George P Bush ever underwent the required training to become an intelligence office, now, suddenly, on Yahoo news, he is also reportedly a former navy intelligence officer:

"He served as a Navy reservist in Afghanistan in 2011 as a naval intelligence officer."
http://news.yahoo.com/george-p-bush-face-young-republicans-192900417.html

Also interesting how he suddenly is using his mother's maiden name in his given name, to tout her Mexican roots.
Finally, I have to say I was amused reading a few threads on Free Republic about his announced run for office. It was not exactly greeted as good news to the majority of freepers on one of two threads about his filing for office.The freepers:

1) Questioned his right to ever run for president because of birth issues, claiming his mother was not an American citizen at the time of his birth so he is not eligible;
2) Criticizing his "Hispanic-American" hyphen GOP party he founded in Texas ("Why can't they just be Americans, without the hyphen?");
3) Not liking that he is another Bush (and, that he is not actually conservative);
4) Not liking his criminal record as a juvenile (I think charges were dropped, though he was arrested); and
5) Not liking that he is part of a dynasty.

It just seems to me there was no reason whatsoever for him to serve in the Navy under a "different" name -- if he served.

I think what his father and grandfather (GH Bush, Former CIA Director) long ago realized is that they can plant any false statement about anything in the American newspapers, watch it get repeated and republished for years to come, and people will then think it's true.

It would not surprise me in the least if George P Bush never served in the Navy at all, and it's just part of a false resume his father is creating for his son's political career.

What do you think?

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