Jeb Bush

The Jeb Bush family nostalgia tour isn’t working

16 February 2016 11:27

Remember when Tony Blair begged Labour supporters not to go for Jeremy Corbyn? Remember how well that turned out? Yesterday…

Did Donald Trump go too far against Jeb Bush last night? Probably not

14 February 2016 10:46

If Jeb Bush is to have any chance of winning the Republican nomination in 2016, he needs a ‘media moment’.…

Why is Jeb Bush still running?

5 February 2016 16:46

Washington, DC The Bush family hates to lose. Yet Jeb Bush — child of one president; brother of another —…

Can Marco Rubio win tonight?

1 February 2016 16:49

Marco Rubio wins tonight in Iowa — by coming third. That, I suspect, will be the on dit among the commentariat…

The absent Donald Trump didn’t lose last night – which probably means he wins

29 January 2016 8:05

So, did Donald Trump outfox Fox? Shunning the crunch TV debate four days before the opening Iowa caucuses, setting up…

Can Donald Trump be the ‘establishment’ candidate? Yes, he can

23 January 2016 12:56

It sounds ridiculous, I know. The Grand Old Party, the party of Lincoln, could never want Donald Trump. Everybody knows…

The summer of Trump may soon be over – but the damage has still been done

6 September 2015 11:45

They call it the summer of Trump. Only a year ago everyone expected the 2016 presidential election to be a…

Last night’s Republican TV debate should mark the beginning of the end for Donald Trump

7 August 2015 9:40

There was no stand out candidate in the first debate of Republican candidates for the 2016 presidential election last night.…

The sooner the Republicans stop Donald Trump, the sooner they can beat Hillary Clinton

28 July 2015 10:42

Lunatics with money are never ‘mad’, only eccentric. In America, they can also class as Republican presidential candidates. Hence Donald…

The Pope and climate change: Francis is slapping his conservative critics in the face

17 June 2015 20:07

Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment comes down firmly on the side of the global warming consensus/lobby (delete according to…

Rand Paul’s libertarian crusade will shake up the presidential race

7 April 2015 17:16

Finally, the presidential race got interesting. The thought of Hillary Clinton vs Jeb Bush was too much of a rerun of…

The ineffable sadness of Mitt Romney 2016

16 January 2015 14:58

The suggestion Mitt Romney might make another run for the Presidency of the United States made me think of a…

Podcast: Ed Miliband’s radical Old Labour agenda and Clinton vs Bush round two

24 April 2014 9:22

Where has Ed Miliband found the policies to form the basis of his potential government? On this week’s View from…

Jeb Bush vs Hillary Clinton, 2016? God help us all.

31 March 2014 15:58

Connoisseurs of hinge-moments – those instants at which a country’s future changes – have long-appreciated the 1994 Florida gubernatorial election.…

Holding Out for a Hero: GOP 2012 Edition

4 March 2011 15:17

An interesting survey from Conservative Home USA reports that the conservative intelligentsia – much of it DC-based – doesn’t think…

Jeb! Jeb! Jeb!

8 February 2011 1:07

November 8th, 1994 is one of the hinge moments in modern American politics. If you wanted to write a counter-factual…