The political reputation of the Bush family continues on the upswing.
Momentum is building for a third Bush nomination despite widespread disapproval of George W. Bush by the end of his term in 2009.
Developments last week included positive media treatment of a Bush family gatherings and announcements.
The dynastic power of the Bush family compared to other contenders helps 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. The family is a major focus of my recent book, Presidential Puppetry.
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.
Shown below is a sample of recent clippings, including from the Washington Post: After years in the political wilderness, Bush family returns to the spotlight.