In a NY Times article on Jeb Bush's future plans, Grover Norquist floats the idea that the outgoing Florida governor could run in 2008 if the Democratic nominee is Hillary Clinton:
“He could step in later than anybody else,” Mr. Norquist said. “You can run for president with the last name of Bush, even though there is and will be Bush fatigue, in a year that you’re likely to be running against someone whose last name is
I think Norquist is mistaken. The problem for Jeb is not merely that his brother is president, but that his brother is a tremendously unpopular president. And, according to a Gallup poll from last month, Americans view Bill Clinton as a better president than both Presidents Bush.