Thursday, July 23, 2015

Jeb Bush’s reform myth

As governor, Jeb stood by embattled appointees — similar to the politicians he criticizes.
In his highly touted speech on government reform this week, Jeb Bush accused President Barack Obama of waiting too long to remove tainted appointees, saying he would take on “Mount Washington” in the same way he made “Mount Tallahassee” more accountable when he was governor of Florida.
“Don’t get me wrong: During my time in Florida, government wasn’t perfect,” Bush said on Monday. “But part of being a strong leader is accepting responsibility when things go wrong. … And when senior people in my administration violated the public’s trust, they were removed from their jobs.”

Read more at Politico

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