Perhaps a Madison descendant, instead?

Dynastic arrogance is one reason, among many, that I will not vote for Hilary Clinton in 2008 if she wins the nomination. So what does President Bush have to gain with the same thinking, especially at a time when America seems to be disinclined to buy the Bush brand name.

“I would like to see Jeb run at some point in time, but I have no idea if that’s his intention or not,” [President] Bush said in an interview with Florida reporters, according to a story on the St. Petersburg Times Web site.

If that sounds familiar, the Bush brothers’ father, former president George H.W. Bush, made a similar statement last year, telling CNN’s Larry King that Jeb Bush would be “awfully good” as president.

“This guy’s smart, big and strong. Makes the decisions,” the first President Bush said then.

Can we please have a viable third party candidate in 2008? Some sense of a respect for America would be helpful.