Karl Rove, that dutiful Jeeves of the Bush family, has joined in the
loyalist chorus to have someone — just anyone — run against Rick Perry
in the primary, so to get Jeb Bush on the ticket as VP in 2012 and have
him advance in 2016.
What kind of man wants to be VP anyway?
Via HotAir by Tina Korbe: “Karl Rove: Christie, Ryan, Palin might still grow the field”:
“We’ve got a good field,” Rove said on Hannity on Aug. 15. "I think we are likely to see several other candidates think seriously about getting in . . . I think Chris Christie and Paul RyanPaul RyanRyan appears on Hannity's show President Obama should curb mass incarceration with clemency Senators move to protect 'Dreamers' MORE are gonna look at it again . . . I’m starting to pick up some sort of vibration that these kind of conversations are causing Christie and Ryan to tell the people who are calling them, you know what, I owe it to you, I’ll take a look at it.”
Dude, I wonder who is calling. Jeb Bush? Former Bush employee Mitch Daniels? Karl Rove?
This is Rove street theater to have Jeb Bush as VP on a Christie or Ryan ticket; to win or lose in 2012 is irrelevant. It will return it to the Bush family via Jeb in 2016.
As said here months back, Chris Christie is the Bush family’s Barack ObamaBarack ObamaTrump to attend Army-Navy football game Obama urges Congress not to repeal ObamaCare President Obama should curb mass incarceration with clemency MORE; the last chance for the family fortune before the millennium finally awakens, as Obama was/is for the Kennedy family. Fred Barnes of the Weekly Standard blurted it out on TV months back when Christie was the flavor of the month. The ticket should be: “Christie with Jeb Bush as VP.” Got it.
The problem here of course is that Mormon, Mitt Romney, who demands to be heard as a free man in America. As Ann Coulter blurted out some months back, Christie should run because Romney cannot win.
That is, he cannot win in the heartland because he is a Mormon. Perhaps. But at this moment, Mitt Romney virtually holds the future of the world in his hands. What the Bush proxies want is for Romney not to win in New Hampshire’s primary. Because Christie or whomever the push ahead will then have gone through Iowa with nothing, then a big win for Romney in New Hampshire, then a big win in South Carolina for Perry and onward and upward for Perry/Bachmann in the red states.
Even the jolly, likable and apparently loyal Bushido Christie would not have a chance. He doesn’t have a chance in South Carolina or Iowa anyway. He would have to win New Hampshire to go forward.
The only way he could do that is if Mitt Romney, ahead by a large margin in NH right now, dropped out of the race completely before the primary. Mitt’s decision is, do I take one for the team? That is, do I fold in with the Bush plantation or take my chances in America? Anyone who has watched Romney in Massachusetts and anywhere knows one thing: that he is his own man and he is a free man.