Jeb: W. “Didn’t Bring Order and Fiscal Restraint” to Washinton

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Jeb Bush appeared on CBS’s “Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Tuesday night and was predictably asked about his brother George W.’s administration and what he would have done differently.

Sounding a bit like the “compassionate conservative” his brother was, Jeb nonetheless knocked W.’s fiscal record:

“You know, you can take care of people — the people that need to be at the front of the line, the development disabled, people that are really struggling,” he went on. “That’s a core value of our party, but we shouldn’t spend so much money on everything else and that’s what we were doing in the last three or four years of my brother’s tenure. He didn’t veto things, he didn’t bring order and fiscal restraint.”

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