The Bush dynasty ended not with a bang, but a whimper on Saturday when Jed Bush officially threw in the towel at the feet of Donald Trump, but not before spending $130 million for his now failed presidential campaign.
As the NYT reminds us, when Jeb Bush formally entered the presidential campaign in June, there was already more money behind him than every other Republican candidate combined. When he suspended his campaign on Saturday night in South Carolina, Mr. Bush had burned through the vast majority of that cash without winning a single state. It may go down as one of the least successful campaign spending binges in history.
Here are some of the things Jed spent his backers’ money on:
Positive Advertising: $84 Million
When Mr. Bush finally did get in the race, he needed to reintroduce himself to the Republican electorate. After all, it had been eight…
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