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The new Bush candidate, George P. Bush, Jeb's kid

by Ziks511 / November 25, 2012 10:32 PM PST

he's half Hispanic, speaks fluent Spanish, and served in the Navy on station off the coast of Iran during part of the Afghan war. Then again, the article in Slate magazines web site says he served "in" Afghanistan.

Am I overly nit-picky when I point out that Afghanistan has no coastline? or is the author Geographically Challenged?

GP wants to be Texas Land Commissioner as his first step into politics. Well, I suppose the good news is that he's Jeb's kid and is thus unlikely to suffer from genetic impairment.

Rob

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(NT) Thankfully he's not your kid either
by James Denison / November 25, 2012 10:41 PM PST
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In that case he'd be Canadian
by Josh K / November 25, 2012 11:02 PM PST

That would make him ineligible, since he wasn't born in the USA. I'm surprised you missed that. Wink

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(NT) you don't know that for sure
by James Denison / November 25, 2012 11:04 PM PST
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Not really, the child of two Americans in a foreign country
by Ziks511 / November 26, 2012 4:13 PM PST

isn't a citizen of the US. The paperwork is already filled out in the Embassy in Ottawa. 2 Citizens produce a citizen.

Rob

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(NT) No, mine's much too smart and moral too qualify. Thanks.
by Ziks511 / November 26, 2012 4:21 PM PST
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Since you didn't post a link to the Slate article....
by Josh K / November 25, 2012 10:59 PM PST

.....I'll have to guess that the writer or editor didn't know that the Navy would only be "in" Afghanistan by way of aircraft flying over the country. I'm sure it's just an editorial mistake.

As far as genetics goes, I've said before that if the Bush family was the Corleones, Jeb would be Michael, W would be Fredo and Neil would be Sonny.

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If that was true
by James Denison / November 25, 2012 11:05 PM PST

then it begs the question of why Obama is still around? You are both so full of it, you can only see the crap that squeezes out past your eyeballs.

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You're both dumb as dirt
by TONI H / November 26, 2012 12:07 AM PST
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For that matter Josh,I think we could cast Axelrod as the ..
by Tony Holmes / November 26, 2012 6:53 AM PST

traitor,Frankie Pentangeli,he even looks like him Happy

I can see it now,Tom Hagen(played by Judge Andrew Napolitano)visits Axelrod in prison and talks him into committing suicide. Grin
Hold on now,I'm on a roll... We could make Kerry play the part of "Carlo",who is married to Michael's loud mouth sister(Theresa Heinz).
Carlo gets into the front seat of the '49 Plymouth at the Corleone estate and Fat Clemenza(played by 'Round Boy') wraps piano wire around his neck while saying "Hello Carlo". Bwahahaha !!

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And
by TONI H / November 26, 2012 8:31 AM PST

Rob could play the horse head, JP could be the fish, ..... I'm still trying to find a role for you.

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At least you made him the horse's head....
by Josh K / November 26, 2012 9:57 PM PST
In reply to: And

.....and not the other end.

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(NT) I like that analysis, Josh. If only they'd taken W fishing.
by Ziks511 / November 26, 2012 4:14 PM PST
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Hey, I wasn't belittling his service, or even saying he
by Ziks511 / November 26, 2012 4:19 PM PST

wasn't there. I was just pointing out that it's hard to find a beach in Afghanistan, at least a salt water one. Sand you can find.

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The hell you weren't
by TONI H / November 26, 2012 7:47 PM PST

You hinted that the kid lied about his service record, just as you have posted previously that his uncle did, and took to insulting the author instead.........and you're still doing it within the newest post. This is the kind of crap that BO pulled regarding Romney........it started before Romney was even the nominee and never let up. You've decided to start early as well.......why? because he's a BUSH and a Republican. Spread a lie early and long enough and people will believe it, right?

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He hinted at no such thing
by Josh K / November 26, 2012 9:58 PM PST
In reply to: The hell you weren't

He questioned the accuracy of the writing in the article, not the subject's service record.

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And I quote Rob
by TONI H / November 26, 2012 11:37 PM PST

>>>says he served "in" Afghanistan.

Am I overly nit-picky when I point out that Afghanistan has no coastline? or is the author Geographically Challenged?>>>

The 'hint' was that either the subject of the story lied about serving "IN" Afghanistan since there is no way any SAILOR could serve IN a country with no coastline (so YES, he DID question the subject's service record)........."OR" the author is mentally deficient.

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The full sentence, Toni
by Josh K / November 26, 2012 11:46 PM PST
In reply to: And I quote Rob
Then again, the article in Slate magazines web site says he served "in" Afghanistan.

Read it twice if you need to.
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I've read it numerous times
by TONI H / November 27, 2012 12:12 AM PST

and it still comes out the same.......either the subject lied saying he served "IN" Afghanistan because he couldn't possibly have done that since there is no coastline 'or' the author is a mental defect. Which indicates that Rob was questioning the subject's service record (just as he did with Bush 43) AND/OR the author. If he was only questioning the author, he would have said so.....he didn't.

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