Well, do not forget Mrs Bush Sr. is a more moderate Republican than her daughter-in-law. The Bushes Sr. are originally from New England. George Bush Sr. was the guy who wanted to have a more 'nicer Republicanism', whereas his son Bush Jr. took the USA into the mudpool of neoconservative, dirty politics. I wholeheartedly agree with Barbara on this one. Politics should be about comprimising, instead of a USA being taken hostage in a two-party dictatorship.