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A passive-voice Bush Family tradition

George HW Bush, George W Bush, and Jeb Bush have all embraced the same woeful, passive-voice phrase to respond to scandals.

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Kerry: "The prime minister was profoundly forward-leaning and outspoken about the importance of invading Iraq under George W. Bush. We all know what happened with that decision."

Jeb Bush's speech 'distancing' himself from George W. Bush didn't actually do that

Same policies, same advisers, same rhetoric. So what's changed? The news is filled with stories about presidential protocandidate Jeb Bush distancing himself from his terrible brother's universally acknowledged terrible presidency. Less...Show More Summary

Shep Smith's Brilliant Interview Destroys Conservative Complaints On ISIS Strategy

Fox News' Shepard Smith debated with a former George Bush Ambassador for Special Political Affairs at the United Nations over Conservatives complaints about what the US isn't doing in its struggle against ISIS. Ambassador Stuart Holliday...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush attacks George Bush's—whoops, Barack Obama's!—foreign policy

Jeb Bush has found already that it's hard to be taken seriously as "his own man" when his entire foreign policy team is comprised of sloppy seconds from his brother, his father, and even Ronald Reagan. Now he's finding out that attacking...Show More Summary

The Same People Who Lied To You About Iraq Are Now In Charge Of Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy

George W. Bush promised to restore America's military might, a campaign platform his brother Jeb -- and his foreign policy advisers -- are embracing some 15 years later. The post The Same People Who Lied To You About Iraq Are Now In Charge Of Jeb Bush’s Foreign Policy appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Right-Wing Media Attack Obama For Tying Terror To Poverty Years After Bush Made The Same Connection

Conservative media figures criticized the Obama administration for suggesting terrorism is tied to poverty, ignoring the fact that former President George W. Bush also explicitly cited alleviating poverty as a fundamental tool to fighting terrorism. Show More Summary

Fox News Guest Complains Obama Abandoned George Bush's Foreign Policy

On Fox News' Happening Now, the discussion was about Obama's AUMF request to fight ISIS and conservative talk show host Kevin Jackson, complained that ISIS is President Obama's fault because he refused to carry on with George W. Bush's devastating foreign policy decisions. Show More Summary

Jeb’s Drive To Be A Different Bush

Jeb Bush believes he can distinguish himself as different than the other two Bushes who were president. Where older brother George W. Bush was widely regarded as an incurious and at times inept executive, Jeb Bush believes he might appeal to voters as a competent and detail-oriented leader with wonkish curiosity and a zest for [...]

Jeb Bush Refuses To 'Re-litigate' George Bush's Wars

Former Governor Jeb Bush, who's getting ready to run the for 2016 presidency refused to answer any questions regarding his brother's forays into starting two wars in the Middle East during at press conference on Friday. He was appearing...Show More Summary

Cartoon: NBC Nightly News with George W. Bush

Now that NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months for fabricating stories, it's the perfect time for the currently unoccupied former Liar In Chief George W. Bush to report on his record.

Wall Street Journal Hides Jeb Bush's Ties To His Brother's Foreign Policy

The Wall Street Journal glossed over Jeb Bush's close ties to the neoconservative movement that shaped the foreign policy of his brother, former President George W. Bush, suggesting that Jeb Bush's foreign policy would be more moderate than that of his brother's. Show More Summary

Sanders: Bush's 'Disastrous Blunder' Created ISIS

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) on Sunday told CNN host Candy Crowley that it was easy to criticize President Barack Obama's fight against ISIS in Iraq, but he reminded her that it was President George Bush's "disastrous blunder" that allowed the extremists group to get a foothold in the first place. Show More Summary

Jeb Bush's 'Reform Conservatism' Is Another Name For Failure

When George W. Bush ran for the presidency in 2000, he called his new ideology "compassionate conservatism," a term that would change how Americans view conservatism as a whole. It was supposed to be more understanding of the poor, relate...Show More Summary

Are Media Crowning Jeb Bush A "Moderate," The Same Way They Promoted George W. Bush As A "Compassionate Conservative"?

Mitt Romney's decision to not seek the Republican Party's presidential nomination set off a cavalcade of commentary regarding the political repercussion. One popular angle was that Jeb Bush would benefit because of his appeal as a moderate. Show More Summary

Obama’s Penultimate State Of The Union: Swagger, Successes And Not Screwing It All Up

Sue me, I love the State of the Union. Always have. I enjoyed it even when George W. Bush was president, and the record shows how I felt about the Bush administration. (I particularly liked Bush’s State of the Union in 2006 when he warned against creating “human-animal hybrids,” obviously to prevent a pig-man dystopia.) [...]

Take Our Poll: Should We Call Terrorism ‘Islamic’?

I’ve been debating both on my radio show and on Fox News whether it’s appropriate to call it “Islamic terrorism”. President Obama avoids that phrase, as did, for the most part, George Bush before him. It can be inflammatory, and give the extremists an excuse to claim they’re in a religious war. Register for Liberaland [...]

On Tuesday’s Radio Show…

• Democratic Congressman Steve Israel, who represents New York’s third district, gives a satirical take on President Bush’s Iraq War circa 2004. • MERLIN Project Physicist Dr. George Hart and Futurist Paul Guercio give their predictions for what’s to come in 2015. • The latest on the Paris terror attacks and the global search for Hayat Boumeddiene.

U.S. Intelligence Predictions for 2015 from 2000

Nine months before the September 11 attacks -- and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush -- U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for what the world would look like in 2015. Show More Summary

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