Dumbest Jeb Bush Quotes (So Far)

Ridiculous and Baffling Gaffes by GOP Presidential Candidate Jeb Bush

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"You find a Democrat that's for cutting taxes – cutting spending $10, I'll give them a warm kiss." -Jeb Bush during the third Republican presidential debate

"I saw that Supergirl is on TV. I saw it when I was working out this morning, there was an ad promoting Supergirl. She looked pretty hot. I don't know what channel it's on, but I'm looking forward to that." –Jeb Bush, when asked who is favorite superhero is

"I'm a grinder.

This is like, for me, the greater the adversity, the more – first of all, it means I'm going to get better, I got to get better, I know I have to get better. I have enough self awareness – I don't have this gigantic ego that says, well, they're just stupid, Iowa voters don't understand me, they're eating Monsanto-laced agriculture products." –Jeb Bush reflecting on his campaign performance

"Look stuff happens, there's always a crisis and the impulse is always to do something and it's not always the right thing to do." -Jeb Bush, shrugging off calls for gun control following a mass shooting at an Oregon college, Oct. 2, 2015

"As it relates to my brother, there's one thing I know for sure: He kept us safe." -Jeb Bush, forgetting 9/11 during a Republican presidential debate, Sept. 16, 2015

"Taking out Saddam Hussein turned out to be a pretty good deal." -Jeb Bush on the Iraq war, which killed at least 4,424 U.S. troops and 115,000 Iraqi civilians, while costing taxpayers over $1.7 trillion and opening the floodgates for ISIS, Aug.

13, 2015

“I’m not sure we need a half a billion dollars for women’s health programs." -Jeb Bush, criticizing Planned Parenthood, Aug. 4, 2015

"My aspiration for the country, and I believe we can achieve it, is 4 percent growth as far as the eye can see. Which means we have to be a lot more productive, workforce participation has to rise from its all-time modern lows.

It means that people need to work longer hours and, through their productivity, gain more income for their families." -Jeb Bush, New Hampshire Union Leader interview, July 10, 2015

“I would have, and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody. And so would almost everybody that was confronted with the intelligence they got." -Jeb Bush when asked if he would authorized the Iraq invasion like his brother did in 2003 knowing what we know today. "If they're trying to find places where there's big space between me and my brother, this might not be one of those." (Fox News interview, May 10, 2015)

"Yeah, I don’t know what that decision would have been, that’s a hypothetical. The simple fact is that mistakes were made. As they always are in life and foreign policy." -Jeb Bush, backpedaling on the question of whether he would have gone to war with Iraq, Sean Hannity interview, May 12, 2015

"I would not have gone into Iraq." -Jeb Bush at a town hall event in Arizona, May 14, 2015

"We need to figure out a way to phase out this program." -Jeb Bush on Medicare, July 23, 2015

"Why would our President close our Embassy to the Vatican? Hopefully, it is not retribution for Catholic organizations opposing Obamacare." -Jeb Bush, mistakenly accusing President Obama of closing the Vatican when the embassy in fact moved into another building, in a Nov.

7, 2013 tweet

“Immigrants are more fertile, and they love families, and they have more intact families.” -Jeb Bush, June 14, 2013