Jeb wants to defer to Obama
— Anthony Terrell (@AnthonyNBCNews) April 16, 2015
During a town hall in New Hampshire yesterday, potential 2016 Presidential candidate Jeb Bush made comments likely to earn him even more skepticism from conservatives.
Among them, while acknowledging Obama appointees as “part political hack” and claiming concern over Lynch’s gun control position, he then pivoted, calling for her swift confirmation, parroting two of the Left’s talking points. One of those talking points, that “there should be some deference to the executive” may cause alarm in conservatives long concerned over ongoing government encroachment into citizens’ lives, especially following the Obama administration’s lawlessness and overreach. What would a Jeb Bush presidency look like, in light of expectations of deference?
Jeb also reiterated his support for Common Core, seeming to dismiss concerns as simply political, much as he did with Lynch, or solely about Obama. MSNBC reports,
On education, Bush took a question on his support for Common Core standards – an issue deeply unpopular with conservative activists – and again stood by his position. But he pivoted to another attack on the president for encouraging states to adopt standards through a competitive grant program, Race to the Top. “Here’s the problem: The federal government indirectly got involved in it in a way that, given this president made people very nervous,” Bush said. “The solution to this is for states who don’t want to be in Common Core because its poisonous politically … fine, create your own higher standards.”
Jeb also unapologetically reiterated support for illegal alien amnesty saying, “I’m not going to pull back“, espousing that his path to victory was to show his heart and that he cares about people. Next up, spontaneous van tour??