10 Reasons Why Jeb Bush Should Never Be Elected President

#9. Radical, Intrusive Social Conservatism

In the infamous Terri Schiavo case, then-Governor Bush ordered that a feeding tube be inserted into Mrs. Schiavo in order to keep her alive, thus overruling the wishes of her husband. In 1998, he supported the stressing of abstinence in the teaching of sex education, saying that schools should “end social promotion” and “improve school safety and discipline.” Although Bush has significantly softened his stances on gay rights issues in anticipation of his presidential bid, when asked about the topic in 1994, he stated that, “polluters, pedophiles, pornographers, drunk drivers and developers without permits receive, and deserve, precious little representation or defense from their governor.”

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