In new Web ad Jeb Bush attacks Hillary Clinton on (his) transparency vs. (her) secrecy

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The conventional wisdom among some political observers is that whatever is happening this summer in U.S. politics, next year’s presidential contest will inevitably come down to a Jeb v. Hillary contest.

Whether that will happen will be known soon enough.

In the interim, Jeb Bush‘s campaign team continues to look past Donald Trump and aim their energy at Hillary Clinton in a new Web ad released Thursday morning called Transparency vs. Secrecy.

In it, the Bush team uses cable and broadcast news footage of anchors and commentators contrasting Bush’s accessibility vs. Clinton’s “secrecy issues,” certainly as it pertains to the ongoing controversy – and now investigation – of the email she sent and received through her own email account and server.

Footage shows Bush at the Iowa state fair giving his email address – [email protected] – and showing reporters  Al Hunt of The Wall Street Journal and Michael Crowley at POLITICO praising Bush’s accessibility, with other commentators taking Clinton to task for a lack of transparency.

Mitch Perry

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served five years as political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. Mitch also was assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley and is a San Francisco native who has lived in Tampa since 2000. Mitch can be reached at [email protected]

One comment

  • Frank Mirabella

    August 27, 2015 at 12:30 pm

    You’ve got to be kidding? The Miami Hearld already established that his claim that he released all of his e-mails was false. He only released a portion of those from his [email protected] account.

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