They say birds of a feather flock together. Once, there was a time when I would disagree with that statement, like when I repeatedly wondered just how former President H.W. Bush could be so chummy with former President Bill Clinton. Just how could a seemingly virtuous, conservative, like H.W. Bush, possibly be anything more than an acquaintance with the amoral, liberal, Bill Clinton? How? How too could G.W. Bush be so close with Bill Clinton that he would repeatedly consult with former President Clinton during his own presidency? How could the Clintons and Bushs be anything more than a business relationship? How could the families be anything more than cordial? Weren’t the two families on opposite sides of the fence? How could those who seemed so conservative even be in the same room with a liberal? It just didn’t make sense. It didn’t make sense, until it did, and now it’s making a whole lot of sense.
Fast cars, fancy houses, drug dealing, and wheeling and dealing. It was sunny Miami and life was good. It was the year 2000 and G. W. Bush was following in his father’s footsteps and running for president. G.W. was the Republican hopeful that was to place the republicans back in the White House. Simultaneously, the other Bush son, Jeb, was the Governor of Florida. The Bushs were like the Kennedys, a political dynasty. A political dynasty indeed, but what millions of Americans did not know was that the Bushs were much more than a political dynasty. The Bushs according to many, were shall we say for lack of better wording, “Kingpins”. “Drug Kingpins”. Money laundering, drugs, and dead bodies were the said components of the Bush family. What seemed much like the acclaimed TV series, “Miami Vice”, was the true life story the Bushs.