Skip to comments.Jeb Bush underwhelms CPAC 2013 attendees (RINO Amnesty Pimp flops at Reagan Dinner)
Posted on 03/16/2013 3:23:28 PM PDT by jimbo123
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gave the keynote speech Friday night at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2013 Reagan Dinner and received what was described as a respectful standing ovation when introduced, as reported by Twitchy.com.
As he laid out what appeared to be the foundation for a future presidential campaign platform, there was a general lack of enthusiasm that brought some to describe it as tepid.
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Haha. Stupid Jeb.
And yet Rand Paul and Marco Rubio placed one and two in their straw poll. And their positions are indistinguishable from Jeb Bush’s on amnesty.
That just means they’ll attack everyone else harder to ensure he’s the ‘only hope for conservatism’.
Bush and Tokyo Rove had a bad run at CPAC this time.
Rove’s donors are starting to have second thoughts about giving to his smear-the-conservative PAC.
This is a good start.
Why on Earth would CPAC choose him to be a Keynote speaker?
Next time actually try and stand for something, then you will have Three Threads on F.R. with 100 + Comments on each about your speech.
Otherwise let the Big Girls do the talking.
Jeb Bush aka Never!
We can hope. But they will go scorched earth on the way down. With full GOP backing. Bank on it.
See my tagline.
Why does CPAC invite RINOs???
The name Bush is not exactly a plus to get elected these days. Ironically Jeb was always the favorite son, far more accomplished than George and always thought by his family and others as the son who would one day be President. His career was severely damaged when his wife got caught shoplifting .Maybe Jeb would be useful to get himself elected to the Senate from Florida. But President? Forget about it.
It's His Turn in 2016.
The GOP apparatchiks are ready to die on that hill, filled with memories of the glory days of Dole 1996.
He'll get every opportunity handed to him between now and then. It might even be enough to stave off the antique hippie chick. :)
Jeb wouldn’t be a bad candidate if his last name wasn’t Bush. He’s not an ideal candidate, but I don’t think anyone is.
I’m not sure why the head of the RNC was invited. Pat Caddell had more important things to say than several of the speakers I saw.
Love Sarah of course and Ted Cruz - didn’t see him using a teleprompter. What a contrast!
Just don’t know how that arrogant twit zero, who has lied, cheated and failed, has the guts to keep up the charade.
Regardless of facts, Jeb appears to be the GOP-e candidate that Reince has selected for us in ‘16.
Apparently, Reince, the GOP-e and the Republican party in general are not too interested in either re-taking the WH or adding significant majorities to both houses of Congress.
So, unless something drastic happens, we shouldn’t expect to be too happy in 2017!
Bush fatigue is still alive. Obama won running against it — twice, 2008 and 2012.
Maybe, if Jeb changes his last name to his wife’s hispanic maiden name, he would stand a better chance — and really show that he is ‘progressive’.
This week his has already been flipflopping on the policies he advocated in the book he wrote. That even beyond Romney’s flipflops.
I can't do it anymore. If these elitists shove one of these loser a$$holes down my throat again, I am writing in SARAH PALIN.
Period. End of story. I am DONE!
"Keynote speech"? Who picks the speaker for that, and why in God's name would it be Jeb Bush???
The Keynote Speech for the REAGAN DINNER!
Regardless of facts, Jeb appears to be the GOP, Another reason to leave the Republican Party!
Sorry, but no more Bush’s.
My eggs are in 1 basket....and her name is Sarah.
The conspiracy/Fox Mulder side of me wants to believe. But what I really believe is ‘setup’ so they can build a narrative of how Jef ‘won over’ the ‘people’ in the late stages of the campaign after they rejected him at CPAC 2013.
I put N O T H I N G past the GOP.
Dr. Ben Carson will leave medicine in 100 days. If he runs for president, I will vote for him and he will win. (You heard it first here.)
I have to read up on him as I know little about him. But if he falls under ‘principled conservative’ and won’t suddenly cater to the moderates in exchange for votes, I’m all for his candidacy.
Jeb’s wife didn’t shoplift....she didn’t DECLARE clothing when coming back into America and got caught and fined.
There is a MOVIE about Dr. Ben Carson starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.!!! I just saw it listed today when channel surfing!!
Read and rejoice.
Do you recall the name of the movie?
Noooooo, and I just saw the name 5 hours ago!!!!! Try googling it.
“Gifted Hands”....I just googled it.
I did that too, will try to see it either there or somewhere.Thanks.
Well this whole conversation is moot if they legalize 11+ million illegal aliens and all their family members, right?
Wouldn’t it be something if Carson won? Then conservatives can go around and call democrats racists for 8 years.
“So, unless something drastic happens..”
Something drastic has already happened called obuma.
Jeb couldn’t save Terri Schiavo from the ghoul lawyer and swamp judge down in Fl. Hows he gonna help save America?
If he would have courageously stepped in and threw caution to the wind to rescue Terri he would have been a conservative national hero.
Nobody on this thread cares about the truth or facts Ann Archy. Chris Mathews and Jesse Jackson convinced them that the Bushes were war criminals that lied to get us into the Iraq war to make money for Cheeeny and to avenge Papa Bush (aka WWII Wimp). President Sadam meant us or our allies no harm. Bush = Bad. And you diehard Sarah lovers, GET OVER IT! You either never got used by a pretty girl or always get used by a pretty girl. It was her who froze the conservative base who fully expected her to run up the point she was selling her DVD in Walmart. And while I’m ranting... You people who think we should nominate any conservative black person so we will win the black vote are delusional as those that think the anti war/defense libertarians like the Paulist and their plan to ignore the world will keep us safe. Jeb’s a good man but he ain’t running, not for President, not for the Senate not for nothing. If he ever moved his wife from Miami to DC she would make Mary Todd Lincoln look like a walk in the park. Quit slammin da Bush’s and next time you see Chrissy Mathews tell him “W” was the best president we ever had.
Don’t know if this has been posted yet, but Jeb Bush gave the keynote speech at the CPAC Reagan Dinner. Ted Cruz gave the keynote for the 2013 CPAC Conference (the big meeting).
Several have taken this article to mean Jeb gave the main keynote. He didn’t.
respectful standing ovation
Why in the world did they stand?
No, something else beyond zero. zero happened before all of this with Jeb started. By 2016, if we are still running against zero, we will have become Dems.
If our next candidate runs against the Dems and zero instead of expressing a vision for the future, we're still in trouble!
“If our next candidate runs against the Dems and zero instead of expressing a vision for the future, we’re still in trouble!”
Can’t argue with that. We do need future vision.
Jeb can go back to his sandbox called Florida, and write books in the quiet hours of his retirement!
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