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Jeb Bush: The GOP Debates Are ‘A Little Troubling’

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush expressed anguish over the rhetoric he’s heard in the various 2012 GOP debates. “I used to be a conservative and I watch these debates and I’m wondering, I don’t think I’ve changed, but it’s a little troubling sometimes when people are appealing to people’s fears and emotion rather than trying to get them to look over the horizon for a broader perspective and that’s kind of where we are.”

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“I think it changes when we get to the general election,” Bush added. “I hope.”

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl reported last week that an anonymous GOP senator suggested Bush be considered a backup nominee in the case of a brokered convention

“Romney’d be too damaged, if he can’t even win in Michigan, where his family is from, where he grew up,” said the senator. It would have to be somebody else, the senator said. ‘Who?’ Karl asked. “Jeb Bush,” the former Florida governor.

Intrade gives Bush a 2.5% chance of being the nominee.

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(h/t HuffPo)

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