Jeb Bush, former Florida Governor and one of the least two objectionable Bush brothers, has utterly failed to catch fire as a Republican candidate for president. It's a real mystery, given that his father was a terrible one-term president and his brother was an even more terrible two-term president and he is also terrible, which seems like a perfect conservative resume.
But the Republican cash-holders have not been SHOWING HIM THE MONEY, so now he "is slashing pay across the board for his struggling campaign as he attempts to regain traction just 100 days before the party's first nominating contest."
The campaign is removing some senior staff from the payroll, parting ways with some consultants, and downsizing its Miami headquarters to save more than $1 million per month and cut payroll by 40 percent this week, according to Bush campaign officials who requested anonymity to speak about internal changes. Senior leadership positions remain unchanged.Hey, I will save Jeb Bush a buttload of advisor cash and offer A PERFECT course correction for free: DROP OUT OF THE RACE.
The campaign is also cutting back 45 percent of its budget, except for dollars earmarked for TV advertising and spending for voter contacts, such as phone calls and mailers. Some senior-level staff and consultants will continue to work with the campaign on a volunteer basis, while other junior-level consultants, primarily in finance but including other areas, will be let go, the officials said.
...Bush's advisers, under pressure from their donors and from falling and stagnant poll numbers, have been discussing ways to retool the campaign in recent days, and came to the conclusion that a course correction was essential.
Don't let anyone tell you I never did anything nice for Republicans.