During the 2000 presidential campaign, one of the mantras of then-Gov. George W. Bush’s campaign was that he would “restore honor and dignity” to the White House. That line was always met with a roar of approval from people appalled by the White House indiscretions of President Clinton. My, my, how far the party has fallen. […]
As his presidency neared its end, George W. Bush unveiled his plans for life after the White House. "I'll give some speeches, just to replenish the ol' coffers," the multi-millionaire told Robert Draper, adding, "I don't know what my...Show More Summary
As part of an exercise/demonstration for a course, last night I ran Neville Ryant's second-best speech activity detector (SAD) on Barack Obama's Weekly Radio Addresses for 2010 (50 of them), and George W. Bush's Weekly Radio Addresses for 2008 (48 of them). The distributions of speech and silence durations, via R's kernel density estimation function, look like […]
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump mocked rival Jeb Bush as a "weak candidate" Sunday after watching a costly Super Bowl ad featuring his brother, former President George Bush supporting his presidential bid.
NEW Hampshire holds the first presidential primary on February 9th. The state has provided its fair share of thrills in the past, giving George W. Bush a bloody nose in 2000 when John McCain beat him there and providing a platform to “Pitchfork” Pat Buchanan in 1992 and 1996. Show More Summary
It is no disgrace to lose a presidential primary. Many distinguished people have run for president, and the vast majority of them have lost, many of them badly. Howard Baker, Jack Kemp, George H.W. Bush (1980) and Ronald Reagan (1976) all lost a run for the presidency; some never made it. Sometimes a candidate is not […]
Lies are sometimes necessary evils when presidents want to get something accomplished....
Remember when “liberal” was a dirty word? Democrats used to run from it faster than Marco Rubio runs from his support for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. In 1988, when George Bush characterized Michael Dukakis as a...Show More Summary
BEDFORD, New Hampshire—George W. Bush never really suffered for his sins. But his kid brother sure has. The demise of Jeb Bush has been a source of immeasurable pleasure for, well, nearly everyone. His campaign is a nine-figure boondoggle that suckered cronies from Greenwich and Dallas into investing in a can’t-miss-opportunity. Show More Summary
Former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum explained last night in a series of tweets why he thinks Marco Rubio's repeat-himself gaffe at Saturday night's GOP debate is damaging. "Republicans are asked to nominate an unknown quantity who has not offered useful information to predict the kind of president he'd be," Frum writes. Show More Summary
The Bush family is throwing its weight behind Jeb Bush in the race for the White House -- and former President George W. Bush is the latest family member to join the ranks. In a new television ad for Right to Rise USA, a super PAC backing...Show More Summary
At a packed town hall late Saturday morning in Bedford, New Hampshire, Jeb Bush struggled to wiggle out from underneath his establishment roots. Read more...
During the 2000 presidential campaign, George W. Bush famously called Al Gore’s budget plan “fuzzy math.” Bush said Gore promised too much and couldn’t pay for what government programs he had planned. The notion of “fuzzy math” is particularly appropriate today when discussing Puerto Rico’s $72 billion ticking time bomb of debt. Show More Summary
Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Thirteen years ago my life changed forever. Colin Powell, then US Secretary of State and the most credible person in George W. Bush’s cabinet, made the case for war in Iraq on February 5, 2003. Show More Summary
Marco Rubio is on the move. That's what his supporters in New Hampshire eagerly tell reporters at Rubio campaign events, after the Republican senator from Florida placed third in the Iowa caucuses. As proof, they point to the increased...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon on Friday begrudgingly released 198 photos showing abuse of detainees held by U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan during the George W. Bush administration. The afternoon dump of photos, in response to a 2004 Freedom...Show More Summary
Both President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush can say they have visited a mosque as president. Can you guess which one has gotten slammed for it by today's presidential candidates? Need a hint? "Maybe he feels comfortable there," Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...
CHANGE — DEMOCRATS’ SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL PLUNGED TEN POINTS SINCE 2014: Back in 1992 when Bill Clinton was running against George H.W. Bush, if Israel was your issue, you voted for Clinton because he was rightly viewed as more pro-Israel than Bush. Twenty-four years ago, supporting Israel carried no cost for Clinton. According to Gallup, […]
George W. Bush has been virtually silent for his brother Jeb Bush in the 2016 presidential campaign. One would wonder why a former two-term...
Former president will appear in a key primary state, Jeb Bush says.