I met Bobby Jindal 12 years ago. He was running for Louisiana governor against Kathleen Blanco. At 32, he was one of the most impressive candidates for any office that I had ever met.
In the long run-up to his eventual bid, Jindal came through Washington and we got together for a background conversation about his plans. He came across the same way I remembered him from the early 2000s: a guy with real policy chops and, unlike many policy-oriented elected officials, a nuanced understanding of politics — up to and including how he planned to distinguish himself in the 2016 field.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Perhaps he has been one all along and I just didn't notice. His latest BJ for Booby Jindal is an absolute disgrace:
Posted by Steve J. at 7:38 PM