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Jeb Bush Says He Doesn't Read The New York Times. Lies?

MYRTLE BEACH, SC - MARCH 18:  Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush arrives for an
MYRTLE BEACH, SC - MARCH 18: Former Florida Governor and potential Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush arrives for an early morning GOP breakfast event on March 18, 2015 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Bush announced in December that he 'actively explore' a presidential run in 2016. He is currently on a two day tour through South Carolina and will attend several fundraising events. (Photo by Richard Ellis/Getty Images)

Former Florida governor and potential 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush told Fox News Radio’s "Kilmeade & Friends" Thursday that he doesn't read the New York Times.

Host Brian Kilmeade asked Bush for his response to a recent NYT article about members of the Christian right seeking an alternative contender.

“I don’t read The New York Times to be honest with you, so I guess you’re going to force me to do so,” he responded.

The Washington Post has previously asserted that "it’s dumb" for a politician to say they don't read the Times.

Then, New York Times reporters themselves pointed out something even better:

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