George P Bush and the US obsession with political dynasties

The Guardian:

For a nation that constitutionally bans inherited power, America has always had a soft spot for political royalty. So it came as no surprise that when George P Bush won the Republican primary for the little-known but powerful position of Texas land commissioner last week, it attracted national attention.

The relative of two former presidents, he is already the subject of speculation as to whether he too may one day lead his country from the White House.

Dynasties can’t be good.

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