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Jeb Bush leaves door open for use of torture by government

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday declined to rule out resuming the use of torture...intelligence. The CIA and its defenders take issue with the report.Jeb Bush said he believed that the techniques were effective in producing...
Op-ed: Ben Carson, a superior outsider

While Jeb Bush feuds with Donald Trump and others kowtow to him, only one candidate is seriously gaining on him.Ben Carson is now tied...
GOP candidates debate Russia, immigration - and Trump

...her experience in business and taking aim at Trump for derogatory comments he made about her appearance. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who came into the debate facing questions about whether he had the grit to take on Trump, also engaged directly with...
Op-ed: The media's stupid Trump obsession

...many stories as those of the next most reported-on candidate, Jeb Bush.It's not just that Trump dominates the coverage himself...talks about his poll numbers, about building a wall and about Jeb Bush's low energy, over and over again.Ben Carson should...
Op-ed: Deeply creepy

...a chance to get rid of the polite facade and discuss him honestly. The guy is creepy.A day after Carly Fiorina, and even Jeb Bush, chewed him up and spit him out, when someone less creepy might be still smarting from the embarrassment, he demonstrated...
Op-ed: Trump and Biden in 2016

...caricatures of regressive hatefulness or those who are mind-numbingly boring. On the second point, a few of them - Scott Walker and Jeb Bush - have announced to the world that, by gum, they're going to become feisty. It's a "No More Mr. Nice Guy" strategy...
Op-ed: The GOP field that failed

...voters, giving Trump the space to loom all the larger.The weakness starts at the top, or what was supposed to be the top. Jeb Bush's "shock and awe" has turned into getting sand kicked on him at the beach by a loudmouth and bully. It's not just...
Op-ed: Onward and downward

...the GOP nomination in case Trump's head explodes. It's particularly pitiful to watch the flailing around of Jeb Bush. There was Jeb, in McCallen, Texas - the guy who presents himself as the grown-up voice on various issues - trying to explain...
Op-ed: Carly deserves to be in debate

...she has been surging in the early states, popping up to third place in the latest Iowa and New Hampshire polls, ahead of both Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. At this rate, Carly Fiorina will hold the dubious distinction of being the strongest primary candidate...
Op-ed: The shame game

Jeb Bush is onto something, and it's a shame. A book he co-wrote 20 years...which seems to be the Bush family term for "all things to all people" - Jeb says he has evolved, although he doesn't disavow the idea that people should...


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