February 23, 2016

Sure, sure. This too shall pass.

Interviews with more than two dozen Bush insiders, donors and staff members illuminate the plight of an earnest and smart candidate who was tragicomically mismatched to the electorate of his own party and an unforgiving, mean media environment that broadcast his flaws. The entire premise of Bush’s candidacy, these insiders tell POLITICO, was an epic misread of a GOP base hostile to any establishment candidate, especially one with his baggage-weighted last name.



Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

They probably said the same thing about Stalin.

February 23, 2016 at 7:09 PM  
Blogger The Other Front said...

"It was unfortunate. He was misunderstood."

February 24, 2016 at 8:24 PM  

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