Texas paper endorses Jeb Bush as “obvious choice for constructive conservatives”
Jeb Bush faces the media in Jacksonville, after a 11.2.2015 town hall.

Jeb Bush

Ahead of the March 1 primary, Jeb Bush was endorsed as the “obvious pick for constructive conservatives” via the San Antonio Express-News on Friday.

The caveats point to his campaign problems thus far: “not the flashiest candidate” and “lacking the mischievous charm” of Bush 43.

The other guys have more caveats though.

Donald Trump? A no-go. “Trump’s crude, erratic personality is a poor fit for the White House,” contends the editorial.

Ted Cruz? Well, “the freshman senator has demonstrated a frightening willingness to push the American economy to the brink of disaster to pursue his ideological agenda.”

“Bush’s combination of credentials and sober problem-solving leadership makes him the right candidate for the Republican presidential nomination,” says the Express-News.

One wonders if he would trade those characteristics for a little bit of that spark that animated his brother 16 years ago.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


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