Oh, right. I'm supposed to have principles now.
The ambitious Jeb Bush takes an ill-timed pie to the face
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush blasted the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba in a Facebook post Wednesday, but in an example of why Bush’s ties to private equity and Barclays could provide fodder for opponents and critics, Barclays (which reportedly pays Bush more than a million dollars a year) had to settle criminal charges for violating sanctions that included Cuba. [...]
Bush’s ties to Barclays have caused some to raise the alarm about his potential candidacy.
“You saw what they did to me with Bain [Capital],” Mitt Romney said according to an article in Politico. “What do you think they’ll do to [Bush] over Barclays?”
Faced with the awkward problem of working for/with a corporation that violated the very sanctions he claims to hold dear, Bush the Newest has now done the expedient political thing: He's now quit
former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will leave his position as a paid adviser to Barclays, the British bank, at the end of the year, according to a report.
Giving up a million dollar per year salary? Ah, crap, he's running. We're going to have a third Bush running for president. Whichever of you had the monkey's paw, I hope you're pleased with yourself.