[Ed. – He’s probably right…whether it matters or not is another issue.]
Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol said on Sunday that the Republican Party had already found a two-word solution New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s problems: Jeb Bush.
During a panel discussion on ABC’s This Week, Kristol, who was recently hired as a contributor to the network, shrugged off new evidence that Christie may have not told the truth about knowing the George Washington Bridge had been closed.
“Having talked to various Republican establishment types — I’m pro-Tea Party — but anyway, the establishment types over the last 24 hours when you ask them about the Christie situation, there’s a two-word answer: Jeb Bush,” the neoconservative pundit opined. “And I’m really struck by how much Christie was kind of the establishment donor-class favorite, I think, for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. They are beginning to, maybe foolishly, they are beginning to write them off.”
“We will see a big drumbeat of Jeb should get into the race,” he predicted.
Republican strategist, Ana Navarro, who is a close friend of the former Florida governor, said that she hoped he would run.