Well, isn’t this a nice problem to have?
“An unusual request has gone out to wealthy donors writing large checks to support former Florida governor Jeb Bush: Please don’t give more than $1 million right away,” the Washington Post reports.
“”The move reflects concerns among Bush advisers that accepting massive sums from a handful of uber-rich supporters could fuel a perception that the former governor is in their debt. The effort is also driven by a desire to build as broad a pool of donors as possible among wealthier contributors.”
Can you imagine any of the other Republican contenders making a similar request?
Try to picture Rick Santorum turning down a $1.1 million contribution. “Thanks, buddy, but please keep that last hundred thou. I don’t want it to look like I owe you.”
I doubt Jeb is going to fool anyone with this. He’s a Bush. That’s how he’ll be judged.
[Cross-posted at Progress Pond]