Jeb Bush bids farewell, but his BlackBerry lives on

As he leaves office, two-term so-called "e-governor" reveals official portrait with BlackBerry in the backdrop.

Leaving all personal opinions about Jeb Bush's legacy aside, it's worth noting, from a technology perspective, that he chose to include his BlackBerry in the backdrop of his official gubernatorial portrait in an attempted nod to his role as the first "e-governor," according to press reports.

Jeb Bush's gubernatorial portrait with BlackBerry
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Last week, at the close of the Florida governor's two-term administration, he revealed the portrait, in which he's standing next to a bookshelf topped with a family photo and his beloved device. Bush reportedly received tens of thousands of e-mails sent to his very public address,

He wasn't the only Florida politician to , however. And while he can be commended for embracing technology in public office, he's also take part in gadgetry.

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