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Jeb Bush
The new compassionate conservatism
The new compassionate conservatism

Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are zeroing in on inequality as America's fundamental economic problem. Mr. Bush's new political action committee, called "The Right to Rise," declares "the income gap is real" but that "only conservative principles can solve it." Mr. Romney likewise promised last week that if he runs for president, he'll change the strategy that led to his 2012 loss to Barack Obama (remember the "makers" versus the "takers?") and focus instead on income inequality, poverty and "opportunity for all people." The Republican establishment's leading presidential hopefuls know...