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Decoder Buzz Colbert says Jeb Bush White House hope 'over.' Joke or true? (+video)

Jeb Bush's 'act of love' comment on illegal immigration was instant grist for the Colbert humor mill, but the GOP conservative backlash signals that it could also be a showstopper for 2016.

By Staff writer / April 8, 2014

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On “The Colbert Report” Monday night, comic Stephen Colbert pronounced Jeb Bush’s prospects for winning the White House to be zero, ended, kaput. The reason? Over the weekend the former Florida governor talked about illegal immigration during an appearance at his father’s presidential library and said that those who sneak into the US for work do so as an “act of love” to support their families.