ABILENE, Texas (AP) — He’s a former two-term governor of Florida and possible candidate for president in 2016, but at this moment, Jeb Bush is just a proud dad. And it’s all a bit overwhelming.
“Here I am with this incredible candidate,” Bush says, his voice cracking. He tries to continue, then stops to wipe tears from his eyes and clear his throat. His son, George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Land Commissioner, beams and pats him on the shoulder.
“I don’t know why it is that one generation of Bush after another has to run for office,” Jeb Bush, having recovered a little bit, finally said Tuesday afternoon while back on the campaign stump. “But apparently nothing’s changed.”
George P. Bush is expected to sail to victory next month and take over a little-known but powerful office that’s historically served as a stepping stone to a higher level of…
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