Jeb Bush’s ‘actively explore’ lights up Twitter
Moments after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) announced Tuesday in a Facebook post that he will “actively explore” a White House run in 2016, the phrase got the hashtag treatment on Twitter.
Twitter Reax: 1. Here we go. 2. Hi 2016. 3. Something about the Bushes. 4. I’m actively exploring [mundane activity]
— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) December 16, 2014
I’m actively exploring more J.E.B. Bush jokes but this is the best I can do.
— Adam Smith (@asmith83) December 16, 2014
Many announced they were “actively exploring” some kind of calorie-laden snack.
We’re please to announce we’ll be actively exploring this box of jelly doughnuts for the rest of the morning. #ActivelyExploring
— JohnOliver’s Dimples (@JohnsDimples) December 16, 2014
I am excited to announce that I am actively exploring the possibility of eating tater tots for lunch today. Stay tuned for further news.
— Zack Beauchamp (@zackbeauchamp) December 16, 2014
I am pleased to announce that I am actively exploring eating leftover turkey chili again for lunch. Though, I could decide to go out instead
— Tamara Keith (@tamarakeithNPR) December 16, 2014
Others had the holidays in mind:
I am actively exploring completing my Christmas shopping sometime before 2015.
— gwen ifill (@gwenifill) December 16, 2014
I’m #activelyexploring the possibility of buying a 70in. television for X-mas for my father.
— Jorge Aguilar (@jorge_aguilarDC) December 16, 2014
And still other members of the Twitterverse, in perhaps a case of TMI, were on an exploration of different, uncharted territory:
#activelyexploring – My navel lint
— William Jennings (@willjennings60) December 16, 2014
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