So wrote Ann Coulter. We all are grateful that Jeb is finally hanging it up after 8 years as governor of Florida.

In recent speeches, Bush pointed to his “pro-life record” which included opposing funding for stem cell research as well as his involvement in the controversial Terri Schiavo case — which overrode a family’s wishes and re-inserted a feeding tube into a woman who had been brain-dead for 15 years. Not a proud moment for Jeb.

Jeb pushed for changes to speed up capital punishment that made it faster to execute people.

In his first year as governor he increased some mandatory minimum sentences for juvenile offenders. He also worked to block efforts to decriminalize or legalize marijuana, and fought to keep harsh sentences for non-violent drug offenders, even though he was a regular smoker in his youth. In 2002, he opposed a ballot measure that would have allowed drug offenders to enter treatment programs instead of prison. He’s not a nice person.

Jeb eliminated about 13,000 government jobs — more than 10 percent of the entire state government — in part by privatizing a slew of public services, including foster care, adoption services, legal representation for death row prisoners, human resources, and state parks.

The expenses didn’t go away, they were just contracted out where they were even more expensive and vulnerable to corruption. His penchant for phony privatization continued after he left office, with investments in private disaster response corporations and for-profit education. He has recently called for privatizing veterans health care.
A point of pride for Bush is the billions of dollars in tax cuts that he signed into law. His personality is simply eclipsed by most of the Republican candidates, especailly Donald J.Trump.

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