Momentum is building for a nomination of a third Bush to become president despite the family’s record of secret and scandalous actions enriching themselves and their cronies.
Developments abounded this month of positive media treatment of Bush family gatherings and announcements. Shown below is a sample of recent clippings. Several are from the Washington Post, including After years in the political wilderness, Bush family returns to the spotlight.
This influence with the media at the owner level is part of Bush family’s dynastic power that is unmatched by rivals. The connections make Jeb Bush the overwhelming favorite for the nomination. We at the Justice Integrity Project have long predicted that Jeb Bush will be the nominee regardless of the widespread disapproval of George W. Bush by the end of his term in 2009.
The photo shows the family gathered at the White House in 2005 to celebrate the 60th wedding anniversary of former President George H. W. and Barbara Bush. At their right and left are, respectively, their children George and Jeb.
The family’s secrets are a major focus of my recent book, Presidential Puppetry: Obama, Romney and Their Masters.
In three chapters beginning with “The Roots of the Bushes,” Puppetry documents the family’s central positioning within the banking, military, intelligence, energy and media sectors. The book connects the dots.