Desperate Jeb Goes Full Dolezal?

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August 21, 2015 10:05 p.m.

Is it getting this bad? Flailing in the polls and struggling to find a rationale for his candidacy, is Jeb Bush suggesting he may be black? Judd Legum at ThinkProgress points out that the Jeb SuperPac ‘Right to Rise’ has just blanketed Iowa with a mailer in which Jeb’s head appears to be photoshopped on to a black man’s body.

You can see the tweet here.

And here is the blown up version of the photo on the right with what certainly appears to be Jeb’s left hand being the hand of an African-American man.

I’ve seen so many of these goofs over the years. And I suspect we may see a scapetern tossed overboard over this before the night is through. But what’s really weird is, Jeb’s right hand pretty clearly seems to be at least a white man’s hand if not his own hand. So one white hand, one black hand? Is this a new twist on biracial? Or did they photoshop a white hand in one case and not the other? Even the left hand looks kind of small and crimped (sort of like Kaiser Wilhelm’s). Has the right hand been dramatically lightened? And doesn’t Jeb have his own body they can use? Seriously, what is going on here?

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