Sunday November 02, 2014

Quote of the Day

“The Jeb Bush Bat Signal has been triggered, first, by Republican alarm at the lack of a candidate that the G.O.P. establishment views as entirely respectable. Cruz or Rand Paul? Chris Christie keeps yelling at everyone. We are hearing about Jeb for the same reason that people mention Romney with a perfectly straight face: the alternatives. Sane people or those not raised for it donít seem to want to be politicians anymore. The G.O.P. may not like what itís seeing, but itís a bad sign if a major party just stops looking for new voices. The same holds for the Democrats.”

-- Amy Davidson, “Jeb Bush, to the Bat Cave,” on the New Yorker site, Nov. 2, 2014.

Posted at 03:20 PM on Sunday November 02, 2014 in category Quote of the Day  
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