Make us your home page

The Buzz

From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Good Thing He Doesn't Want the Job



It's not a poll result Buzz has seen the likes of in Florida anytime in the last eight years, but Gov. Jeb Bush, who has enjoyed high approval ratings throughout his governship, appears to be tanking when it comes to national appeal for the 2008 presidency.

CNN announced Tuesday that it had paid Harris Interactive to conduct a poll of 1,001 American adults assessing the presidential odds for potential big-name 2008 nominees from both parties. For the record, Bush has said repeatedly he won't run then.

The result: 63 percent said they "definitely wouldn't vote" for Jeb Bush in 2008, the highest negative for any of those personalities polled, besting even Hillary Clinton with a 47 percent negative.

To read more, click here.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:04pm]


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours