When all appears lost, there’s always home.
That seems to be the main reason why struggling presidential contender Jeb Bush is making three appearances in the state he governed for eight years this coming Monday, even though the Sunshine State doesn’t vote until March 15, after the first four major states in the race: Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina.
The “Jeb can fix it” tour, as it’s being dubbed, will commence in South Tampa at 10:30 a.m. at the Tampa Garden Club.
From there he crosses I-4 to appear at the Conductive Education Center of Orlando in Winter Park at 1 p.m.
He then completes the day of campaigning with a town hall meeting at Kaman Aerospace in Jacksonville at 4 p.m.
No presidential candidate from either party has made as many appearances this year in Florida, although Donald Trump has been particularly active here.
Next week we’ll bring about the appearance of Dr. Ben Carson, who will 15 different stops on a book tour, beginning on Monday in Penscola and ending Friday in Boca Raton.
Even if Bush doesn’t perform well in the first four states, he certainly has the money to last into mid-March. However, he’s no certainly to win his home state. All polls in recent months have Trump and Carson running a strong 1,2 here.