Beating around with a brand-new Bush

Jeb ’16: the campaign begins. As Yglesias (who is not fond of Republicans but is, I believe, writing without discernible snark here) points out, the Republicans have not won the White House without a Bush on the ticket since I was six years old. One possible obstacle to the Kennebunkport Medicis’ right resumption of their place at the centre of American life: at 36, Chelsea Clinton will be old enough for her own run.

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