Barbara Bush talks about why she doesn't want Jeb to run for president in 2016.

Barbara Bush on Why She Doesn't Want Jeb to Run for President

Barbara Bush on Why She Doesn't Want Jeb to Run for President

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Jan. 16 2014 2:35 PM

Barbara Bush on Why She Doesn't Want Jeb to Run for President

"If we can't find more than two or three families to run for office, that's silly, because there are great governors and great eligible people to run," Barbara Bush says in a C-SPAN interview taped back in October that will be air on Monday (excerpt above). "And I think that the Kennedys, Clintons, Bushes — there are just more families than that. And I'm not arrogant enough to think that we alone are raising" presidential candidates. The former first lady made similar comments last year when she said that "we've had enough Bushes" in the White House

Josh Voorhees is a Slate senior writer. He lives in Iowa City.