The first radio ad of the Jeb Bush campaign for president (click here to listen) was released on Monday, Feb. 2 in West Palm Beach by Bush supporter TMR Multimedia, and it takes aim at presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton.
Entitled, “Running,” the ad lambastes Clinton for her role in the State Department’s reaction to the Benghazi terror attack on the U.S. Embassy and her so-called “reset” in relations with Russia (click here to listen). The ad was produced by Hollywood, Florida-based TMR Multimedia, a communications company that is not affiliated with the former Florida governor, but which supports a 2016 Bush presidential bid. Bush has yet to officially announce his candidacy, but received a big boost last week when Mitt Romney, the Republican frontrunner, announced he would not seek his party’s nomination.
“I supported Romney in 2012, but Jeb Bush throwing his hat into the ring holds an extremely exciting prospect for victory,” says TMR Multimedia President, Jay Schorr, who created and wrote the “Running” ad. “Jeb Bush was a great governor here in Florida, popular across party lines. He’ll make a great president and formidable opponent to Hillary Clinton.”
As Florida’s governor from 1999 – 2007, Schorr says that Jeb Bush slashed state taxes by $19 billion, reshaped the state’s educational system, helped pass major environmental laws including the Everglades Restoration project and brought transparency to state government.
“Jeb is a doer and his record as a two-term Florida governor proves that,” Schorr said. “Florida is the third largest state in the country with almost 20 million people.”
Schorr said that TMR Multimedia will produce a Bush ad every week through the 2016 presidential election. The ads will be timely and topical, reflecting the concerns of the American people, he said. By starting so early in the election process, Schorr says that he can establish Bush as America’s answer to the failed foreign and domestic policies that have plagued the current Obama administration.
National polls have Bush leading the likely field of Republican presidential contenders.
According to Schorr, the TMR Multimedia ads are designed to differentiate Bush not only from Clinton, but from his would-be presidential party cohorts who span the political spectrum from way right of center to more moderate conservatives.
“It won’t be long before we change these ads from Governor Bush to President Jeb Bush,” Schorr said.