NBC's Jonathan Alter: The Bushes 'Are Not Enormously Gifted Americans'

Alter: Jeb would not be 'history making' like Hillary Clinton


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While conceding that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are political-dynasty candidates, liberal journalist Jonathan Alter explained on Wednesday's Hardball why he didn't see a one-for-one equivalency between the two. It boils down to this in Alter's mind: Hillary Clinton is a woman and Jeb Bush is, God bless him, a decent man but one of mediocre intellect.

While the Daily Beast columnist didn't directly use the term to describe the former first lady, he implied by contrast with Jeb Bush that Hillary is "enormously gifted" as a stateswoman