Debra J. Saunders on Jeb Bush, the GOP's Legacy Underdog


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Jeb Bush fans argue that his resume is exactly what the GOP needs. His wife is Latina. He speaks Spanish at home. He's not a knee-jerk Republican. He supports Common Core State Standards. He gets things done. 

Debra J. Saunders sees the appeal. But, she argues, it would be a mistake to vote for this Bush in the 2016 primaries. Like Mitt Romney, he cannot win a general election. Both guys look great on paper, but when voters look at either former governor, they can't get past the perception that they are gazing at a son of privilege and a creature of the establishment. Worse, both former governors think they're some kind of underdogs.