08/18/15 - 12:27pm
Because our nation’s creation is the result of revolting against a revolting king, we Americans are predisposed to being skeptical about political dynasties. True, we’ve elected some silver spoons, but still we’re leery of those who try to float along their famous gene pool, or those who dive in by marriage. Fundamentally, we suspect that they’ve received some unearned advantage. Fair or not, there’s been a lot of grumbling right now about the prospect of a White House race between still another Bush and still another Clinton.