The flailing Jeb Bush continues to insist (grimly) that he is “campaigning joyfully.” Excuse me, but did Ronald Reagan ever have to point out his joy to voters? Of course not–he exuded it everywhere he went. Sorry, but Jeb Bush exudes something else. He reminds me of the earnest but awkward kid you felt sorry for in junior high. When he left the room, in spite of yourself, you breathed a sigh of relief.
It’s time for Jeb to leave the room.
About Stan Guthrie
Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers.
Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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