Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Jeb Bush: Reagan would have struggled with today's GOP

It is funny how beloved Reagan is among the GOP. Politicians from the right are consistently gushing over who is most like Ronald Reagan, however none of them have the will to reach across the isle, one of Ronald Reagan's biggest strengths. Jeb Bush, former FL Governor and brother of George Bush spoke out against the GOP's shortsightedness and how they compare themselves to Ronald Reagan.however, just that morning he had been spouting the opposite, so flip-flopping is running rampant in the GOP.

"Ronald Reagan would have, based on his record of finding accommodation, finding some degree of common ground, as would my dad -- they would have a hard time if you define the Republican party -- and I don't -- as having an orthodoxy that doesn't allow for disagreement, doesn't allow for finding some common ground," Bush said, adding that he views the hyper-partisan moment as "temporary."
"Back to my dad's time and Ronald Reagan's time -- they got a lot of stuff done with a lot of bipartisan support," he said. Reagan "would be criticized for doing the things that he did."
Republicans do not know about the true Ronald Reagan it seems.
Check out: 10 Things Conservatives Don’t Want You To Know About Ronald Reagan

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