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In case you’ve forgotten, Jeb Bush is still in the presidential race. When he wasn’t raising millions, the former governor has spent most of 2015 alienating the base and shoving size-12 cordovans into his piehole. Now that he finds himself in single digits far behind a former reality show star and a retired neurosurgeon, Jeb is fighting back.
This ad presents the obvious, but seemingly devastating case that Donald Trump is no conservative. He’s for higher taxes, he’s a close friend of Hillary, he’s been aggressively pro-choice, and spent much of his life as a Democrat. The ad doesn’t even get into Trump’s support of the assault weapons ban, expansive use of eminent domain, crony socialism, and myriad other red cards that would boot any other Republican from the playing field.
The tone of the ad is perfect until about 1:12 when the silly Jeb! logo appears. The Bush team should have put that in fine print since Jeb represents everything the GOP base is revolting against. For many, the anti-Trump message will be forgotten as soon as viewers think, Ugh, Jeb! I hate that guy!
Nice try by the Bush campaign, but I’m afraid the notorious RINO traitor cucksultant Rick Wilson is right on the money:
— OutFrontCNN (@OutFrontCNN) September 1, 2015