January 28, 2016

Jeb(!) Bush is so desperate he's now working the Terri Schiavo case for some votes, and Michael Schiavo doesn't like that one bit.

In a statement to the Tampa Bay Tribune, Schiavo tore into Bush for exploiting his tragedy for political gain.

"It is simply disgusting that Jeb Bush and his super Pac would exploit my wife’s tragedy for his crude political gain. Shame on Jeb Bush," Schiavo said.

He continued, "What the campaign video shows is that if he ever got his hands on the power of government again, he would do the same thing again, maybe next time to your family."

The Right to Rise ad promotes Jeb as someone who "fought time and again for the right to life," while displaying a photo of Terri Schiavo in a vegetative state.

Right to Rise is the Jeb Bush SuperPAC which has raised over $100 million for the primaries. They're running this ad in South Carolina markets, presumably to stop the Trump/Cruz juggernaut early in the primary race.

I do not think this will work, Jeb. Just sayin'.

[h/t TPM]

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