It’s beyond debate that the Bushes have been the most important family in Republican politics for the better part of the past four decades. In that time, they have produced two presidents and a governor who ran for president.
Which is what makes the fact that the best-known scion of this famous family appears headed for a loss in a GOP primary runoff for Texas attorney general – due, at least in part, to his famous last name – all the more remarkable and telling.
I’m talking here about George P. Bush, the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, nephew of former President George W. Bush and grandson of the late President George H.W. Bush.
George P. Bush, who currently serves as the the Texas land commissioner, is taking on controversial Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Back in March, Paxton took 43% of the…