Why the Bush network is not working for Jeb

Red States:
The out of touch GOP establishment
What worked for 41 and 43 is not working for Jeb.  The nomination is not about scaring off the competition by blowing them away with fund raising and playing to the center.  The Republican establishment seems as puzzled by this as the media is.  They think Trump is saying things that would disqualify him with the Tea Party and much of the base of the party, yet he is still doing better than the establishment candidates.

The piece suggest the reason for this is that Trump is getting his support from the Ross Perot wing that is angry with the status quo.  But there is also anger with the establishment's caving to Obama's big spending ways on programs they absolutely detest such as Obamacare and amnesty.


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