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Jeb Bush announced today he was running for president. We are all very unsurprised, not surprised, or lack of surprise. He’s been hinting at it for months now. But what we are surprised about is his campaign strategy.
The big part he wants you to know: Forget my name and who I’m related to.
In his latest campaign strategy, he’s trying to focus only on his first name, to separate from his father and older brother (who, as you should already know, are former president’s themselves).
And this makes sense. Comedians have been mocking his relatives for a while now:
"Jeb Bush is taking his presidential campaign on a tour of Europe. He's telling Europeans, 'I like you guys because you're comfortable having the same family in charge for centuries.’"
- Conan O’Brien
"Jeb Bush may run for President. Bush Presidencies are like 'Caddyshack' movies. They should have stopped with one.”
–David Letterman
We all want a clean slate Jeb, I feel you. Let’s see if we can let this race be about you, relatively speaking of course.
A name a and a whole family political history @jeff4122. I’m interested to see if they influenced his political viewpoints. It must’ve been weird to grow up in that environment.
So true. From all reports that I've read, Jeb is actually a really smart, friendly, reasonable guy... I don't know much about his politics yet, but it does - at first, at least - seem to be a shame that he's got the name attached to him