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Jeb Bush's slippery slope on Iraq
Jeb Bush's slippery slope on Iraq

Jeb Bush's ham-handed answer to questions about the 2003 invasion of Iraq has raised another: Is he really ready for prime time as a 2016 presidential prospect? A perplexed press is asking: What was Mr. Bush thinking? He was asked if, "knowing what we know now" — that is, that no weapons of mass destruction would be found in Iraq — he would have authorized the invasion. He said he would have, and thereby invited the same abuse that has been heaped on his brother, the former president, for starting a war whose aftermath still haunts this country. Fellow Republican White House hopefuls are inquiring, too, obviously with malice aforethought. Mr. Bush then insisted...