Jeb Bush on family’s influence: ‘I’m my own man’

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Jeb Bush outlined his foreign and economic policy positions during a luncheon with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs Wednesday, while also addressing the impact his family will have on his political decisions, noting: “I’m my own man.”

The overview of his positions on Cuba and the Islamic State, among other topics, was filled with gaffes, harsh jabs at the current administration, and cringeworthy one liners. Here are the highlights:

Family ties: “I am my own man.”

The frontrunner for the Republican nomination caused a stir when he distanced himself from famous presidents in his family: his father, George H.W. Bush, and his older brother, George W. Bush. “I am my own man,” he said, “and my views are shaped by my own thinking and own experiences.” Read more…

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Edgar Wright Shrinks From Marvel’s ‘Ant Man’ Over Creative Differences

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So much for that Edgar Wright Ant-Man movie we were so looking forward to seeing.

The Scott Pilgrim and World’s End director has exited the project over creative differences (read: Wright is probably a little more “creative” than Disney/Marvel is comfortable with).

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“Marvel and Edgar Wright jointly announced today that the studio and director have parted ways on ANT-MAN due to differences in their vision of the film,” according to a joint statement from the director and studio. “The decision to move on is amicable and does not impact the release date on July 17, 2015. A new director will be announced shortly.” Read more…

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