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George W. Bush

Should Jeb! embrace his last name?

Should Jeb! embrace his last name?

Jeb Bush has brought back the exclamation point. Yes, back when he ran for governor of Florida in  1998 against Buddy McKay, he used the Jeb! signs. Back then I think he used them because his only real selling point was to call McKay a liberal. That was his basic campaign. It worked. Jeb! won. But now he’s brought back the exclamation point as a way of trying to make people forget who his brother is. On his signs, Jeb! doesn’t use the Bush name. Just the exclamation point. Granted, George W. Bush didn’t have the greatest presidency. But I don’t think Jeb! should intentionally run from him. He’s going to need conservative Republicans, who...