Jeb Bush is right about 2016

Former Florida Governor Jeb BushThe smart play for 2016, if you’re a Republican like Jeb Bush or Chris Christie or Marco Rubio, may be to let the other guys fight it out for Survivalist of the Year and set your sights on the party’s other, broader constituencies: the right-leaning independents and mainline conservatives who fear that a Republican nominee too easily caricatured as extreme will lead the country straight into the embrace of Hillary Clinton. If you can unify that voting bloc, more or less, and end up going one-on-one with a candidate like Rand Paul or Scott Walker on Super Tuesday, then you’ve got a very real path to the nomination.

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