Virginia for the Win is a series examining Virginia’s crucial role in the 2016 presidential race. When candidate George W. Bush wanted to win the 2000 Virginia presidential primary, he embraced Virginia’s conservative leadership. But his brother Jeb, likely facing a far tougher 2016 primary fight, has pointedly chosen a different, somewhat baffling strategy. Last week, […]
Former George W. Bush speechwriter and current contributing editor at Politico Magazine Matt Latimer seems to be getting a big kick out of how much Donald Trump has upended the Republican primary, and is particularly gleeful that his...Show More Summary
Both Hurricane Katrina and Cindy Sheehan's 'Camp Casey' protest outside of George W. Bush's Crawford, TX pretend-ranch took place 10 years ago. On today's BradCast, we commemorate both with some personal remembrances from our live on-air coverage of both events at the time.
In the aftermath of Katrina certainly no one predicted schools would improve. President George W. Bush: “Rather than just reopen the schools, you reorganized many into charter schools that are independently operated but publicly accountable for achieving high standards. … Administrators at these schools have the freedom to slice through red tape and the freedom […]
Paul Krugman notes that while Donald Trump “doesn’t exude presidential dignity, he’s seeking the nomination of a party that once considered it a great idea to put George W. Bush in a flight suit and have him land on an [...]
The super-PAC supporting Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid hammered the Republican Party by linking Donald Trump’s controversial comments on immigration with those of two of the party’s other front-runners. “Jeb Bush has drifted a tiny little bit, probably because of the rise of Trump, but he’s still the favorite and he’s been pretty stable”, Scott said.
Former President George W. Bush actually had the gall to show up in New Orleans this week on the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and do his best to try to revise history and the disastrous legacy of his administration and the mismanagement of the disaster. George W. Show More Summary
It was the most expensive natural disaster in US history, causing destruction along the Gulf coast from Florida to Texas. Bush has admitted that his administration’s response tarnished his legacy. “We were so fortunate to move here where we were embrace”, she said. Bush opened his remarks by commending the recovery of the school system
In the Los Angeles Times, Dexter Thomas warmly recalled hip-hop artist Kanye West dropping a rhetorical bomb on President George W. Bush ten years ago in a supposedly unifying fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina victims on NBC. It was headlined...Show More Summary
Former FEMA head Michael Brown remembers Hurricane Katrina ten years later, calling President George W. Bush’s decision to flyover New Orleans to view the...
Remember Michael Brown? The ex-FEMA director who George W. Bush said did a "heckuva job" during Hurricane Katrina? Well, he's tired of everyone blaming him for how the government responded to the natural disaster.
Asked if he had any plans to jump into the presidential race, Michael Dukakis said, "No tanks." Scott Walker said he would beat ISIS the same way he defeated organized labor in Wisconsin, which will work so long as ISIS sticks to its usual strategy of recall elections and patchouli-scented drum circles. Show More Summary
The president just couldn't help himself when the Warren Easton Charter High School started playing.
During his visit to New Orleans to mark 10th anniversary of Katrina.
Visiting a school that became a charter after Katrina, the former president praised the city for becoming “the beacon for school reform.”
MSNBC hosts on Friday jumped at the chance to bash former President George W. Bush over his handling of Hurricane Katrina on the 10th anniversary of the storm that ravaged the gulf coast. On NewsNation, host Tamron Hall proclaimed: “Many have said, including writer Douglas Brinkley and others, that this was the stain on his presidency that he could never recover from.”
"Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job." Those infamous words from President George W. Bush praising a key federal official in charge of Hurricane Katrina relief have never found much support in Louisiana. Just 10 days after Bush spoke,...Show More Summary
Former President George W. Bush showed off some serious dance moves during a stop in New Orleans to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As you can see in the video above, Bush got down to some jazz music while in Louisiana. Show More Summary
George W. Bush returned to the scene of the crime Friday, speaking briefly at a high school that had been flooded during Hurricane Katrina 10 years ago. You will be astonished that his remarks were utterly devoid of self-reflection or regret. Show More Summary
EPA’S CREDIBILITY IN THE TOILET: Federal judge blocks EPA rule on jurisdiction over waterways. U.S. District judge Ralph Erickson (a George W. Bush appointee) has issued a preliminary injunction against implementation of the EPA’s new Clean Water Act rule that would extend the agency’s jurisdiction to virtually every waterway in the country. Judge Erickson concluded […]