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George W. Bush Day, and Why Barbara is my Favorite Bush

Today is one for the American history books. All five of the nation’s living Presidents have gathered in Dallas to open the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas today. The last time that the five men met was shortly after President Obama’s 2008 election. Regardless of one’s politics, this is a day to reflect on the importance of our political system. It is also a moment to capture 8 years of historical events for our nation, both good and bad. And of course for us Leftist Texans, anytime Presidents Obama and Clinton are in the state together, it is a welcomed site.

But perhaps the best moment of the day comes from an early morning interview on the Today show. Matt Lauer sat down with Former First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush, as well as first daughters Jenna Bush-Hager and Barbara Bush to discuss the historic moments of the library opening. But at the end of the interview he asks if they would like to see former Florida Governor Jeb Bush run for the Presidency in 2016. Laura Bush gave the expected answer of “Sure he’d be terrific”, but the real fun came with Barbara Bush’s reply to the same question…

“He’s by far the best qualified man, but no, I really don’t. I think this is a great country, and there are a lot of great families. It’s not just four families or whatever. There are a lot of other people out there that are very qualified, and we’ve had enough Bushes.

Now there’s a phrase we can agree one. It’s official folks… Barbara Bush is my FAVORITE member of the Bush family.

BTW… Great socks Mr. President!!

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