Despite being married to a human disaster and the worst president in history , former First Lady Laura Bush is so disgusted with Trump and Cruz that she hinted she might vote for Hillary. According to the former First Lady, she feels she wants a president who cares about the women in Afghanistan. Um, how about America?
Mrs. Bush made her support for Hillary known during the annual Women in the World summit held in New York, a meeting of female business leaders, campaigners and role models from around the world. One has to assume that Melania was posing naked on a dead animal or something. Mrs Bush, who recently published a book on Afghan women in, didn’t officially endorse a candidate, but it’s pretty clear she’ll probably get behind Hillary.
I want our next president – whoever he or she might be – to be somebody who is interested in women in Afghanistan and who will continue US policies… that we continue to do what we’re committed to do as a country,” she said, as she appeared on stage alongside her twin daughters Jenna and Barbara. “That’s who I want – or the kind of people that will do that and will pay attention to our history, and know what’s what’s happened before and know specifically how we can continue to do the good things that we do around the world.
Where are the signs of Hillary Clinton in that? Well, Clinton has been the only candidate to visit Afghanistan in an official capacity (four times as Secretary of State). She’s far and away the biggest expert on foreign policy still in the race. On the other hand, both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have been blasted for having incoherent and often times morally repugnant positions on the Middle East.
Should Mrs. Bush decide to abandon the Republican Party, she wouldn’t be the first person in the Bush White House to do so. Colin Powell, George W. Bush’s long-time Secretary of State, has been deeply critical of Republicans since leaving office. He even voted for President Obama. Twice.
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