Memo to would-be candidates: Don’t write books

2b09mf Memo to would be candidates: Don’t write books

2b09mf Memo to would be candidates: Don’t write books

Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida and probably a future presidential candidate, signaled his presidential ambitions by publishing a big public policy book this month. The book is called “Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution,” and it has a small problem: It was totally out of step with where the Republican Party had moved on immigration by the time it was published. Jeb Bush, who had previously been on the corporate, “moderate” side of the issue, in favor of citizenship for currently undocumented immigrants, seems to have decided that he needed to move to the right to remain viable in a Republican presidential primary campaign, and so his book quite explicitly deems a path to citizenship unacceptable. Alas, it then very quickly became OK again for prominent Republicans to support comprehensive immigration reform, in between when Bush’s ghostwriter wrote the book and when it was published. Now, Bush is on TV once again sounding open to citizenship, though he is forced to pretend that he is “not smart enough” to figure out an issue that he just … published an entire book about.Continue Reading…

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Memo to would-be candidates: Don’t write books


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