On Tuesday, former Florida governor Jeb Bush announced that he's going to start exploring the possibility of running for president in 2016. This was just a fancy political way of saying he's going to throw his hat in the ring and that he's going to run, just as his father and brother once did.
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But, perhaps not surprisingly, the news was met with a tepid, if not outright angry, response from the very base he's going to count on to get votes. Republicans are just not that fired up about Jeb and they've made their voice pretty clear.
The apprehension seems to be stemming from where you'd expect: the Tea Party crowd, who think Jeb is just too much of a moderate.More »