Assholery Jeb Bush

Michael Schiavo Shreds the Jeb! Campaign For Using His Wife

SK Ashby
Written by SK Ashby

Terri Schiavo's husband, Michael Schiavo, has a few thoughts on the pro-Jeb Right to Rise PAC using his late wife in a South Carolina campaign ad.

From the Tampa Bay Times

"It is simply disgusting that Jeb Bush and his super Pac would exploit my wife’s tragedy for his crude political gain. Shame on Jeb Bush," said Michael Schiavo, Terri's husband, who said she did not want to be kept alive in that state and was repeatedly challenged by Bush and Schiavo's parents and siblings.

"Using his disgraceful intervention in our family’s private trauma to advance his political career shows that he has learned nothing. He’s proud of the fact that he used the machinery of government to keep a person alive through extraordinary artificial means -- contrary to the orders of the court that were based on the courts determination, made over 6 years of litigation, that doing so would be against her wishes," he said. "What the campaign video shows is that if he ever got his hands on the power of government again, he would do the same thing again, maybe next time to your family."

The Right to Rise ad featuring Schiavo promotes Jeb as "a man of deep faith who fought time and again for the right to life."

I agree, that's pretty disgusting.