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New web ad promotes Jeb Bush as a strong commander in chief

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Fresh off his speech at the Citadel on Wednesday, Jeb Bush is poised to receive the endorsements of 27 retired flag officers, or U.S. military officers who have held the high ranks of general or admiral.

“Jeb Bush has been a strong advocate for the U.S. military, strong enough to earn my support,” Navy Admiral Robert Natter (Ret.) writes in an Op-Ed for The Virginian-Pilot newspaper of Norfolk, Va. Thursday.

“The 2016 field has many talented candidates, but for this old sailor, Bush has presented the strongest plan in the field for rebuilding our military.”

Simultaneously, the Bush campaign is rolling out a new digital ad that will be playing in the early voting states featuring Medal of Honor recipients talking about why they are supporting him for President. It’s called “Ready.”

Watch below:

Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served as five years as the political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. He also was the assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley. He's a San Francisco native who has now lived in Tampa for 15 years and can be reached at

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