NBC's Today: "Conservative" Jeb Bush Will Have Hard Time Being "Joyful" in Today's GOP

April 24, 2014 - 1:17 PM

NBC’s Today devoted a full story on April 24 to speculation that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush might run for President in 2016. Correspondent Andrea Mitchell vouched for Bush’s “conservative” credentials, then ran a snarky soundbite from Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent political strategist Mark McKinnon: “He said he wants to run joyfully, and in today’s Republican primaries, that’s pretty tough to do.”