‘LOL — Dad, You Screwed Up Your Iraq Position’: Damage control through New Media playacting is becoming Team Jeb specialty: 1) Did Jeb list himself as “Hispanic” on an official form? His son tweets: “LOL — come on dad, think you checked the wrong box.” Ha ha ha. 2) He’s asked if he’d invade Iraq even “knowing what we know now,” and he answers yes. Whoops. Then an ally just happens to email him (‘Hey, I’m a little confused by this answer so I’m genuinely wondering did you mishear the question?”) and says he emailed back “I misheard the question.” … It’s all very Webby and savvy and Shakespearean (talking about what the King did offstage). I suppose it has the virtue of not generating too much news while giving friendly MSMers an excuse to drop the story. But at some point it becomes too savvy and too cute, no?. Why do they keep having to do this? Don’t they trust their candidate to man up and do his own damage control? (Jeb strategist Mike Murphy didn’t have an ex-aide to Arnold Schwarzenegger tweet “Where there’s smoke there’s fire.” Schwarzenegger said it himself.)  …

Update: Jeb has now gone on the Hannity radio show and attempted to re-answer Megyn Kelly’s actual question (“knowing what we know now”). His second-chance answer: “I don’t know.” Seems like he should! …