America breeding family political dynasties

| April 24, 2014

Bush. Kennedy. Nothing personal and this is not to denigrate anyone’s ability but do you see a pattern here? Interesting that the so-called founding fathers claimed to abhor the idea of a monarchy or inherited government here but it seems that some families have been able to make their way to political office through coronation. We’re sure most of you could look to your own communities and find families whose members win political office just on name alone. Sometimes, it turns out all right, even great. And, sometimes it’s a disaster. While we might not have instituted an official royal family in this country, we seem to have a number of them just the same. Just something to think about…

Report: Jeb Bush says he’s ‘digesting’ the idea of running for president in 2016

Jeb Bush’s mom, Barbara Bush, doesn’t want to see another Bush in the White House.

The State Column, Aaron Sims

Can America stomach another Bush in the White House?

Citing New York businessman John Catsimatidis, who attended a closed-door fundraiser for New York Catholic schools in which Bush spoke, CBS News reports that former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is “digesting” the idea of running for the nation’s top political office in 2016.

While the nation considers whether another Bush in the White House would be a good idea, there’s one person who has already made up her mind. Nearly a year ago, former First Lady Barbara Bush told the “Today” show that after having a son and a husband in the White House, she couldn’t stomach the idea of seeing another family member run for president.

“There are other people out there that are very qualified, and we’ve had enough Bushes,” Bush told Matt Lauer.

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