At least one of the Bush daughters has strayed from the Republican party line -- not to mention her own father's stance -- and endorsed the Democrats' $800 billion health reform package.
Barbara Bush, the 28-year-old daughter of former President George W. Bush, told Fox News
she was "glad" to see the health reform bill passed.
"Health care should be a right for everyone," she told Fox host Chris Wallace.
In an interview with the Washington Times last year, President Bush expressed
"worry" over the prospect of "encouraging the government to replace the private sector when it comes to providing insurance for health care."
But it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Bush daughter is on the other side of the health care debate from her father. Global Health Corps
, the organization she co-founded to work toward "global health equity," works alongside Bill Clinton's Health Access Initiative
Despite her politically-charged pronouncement, Republicans can take solace: In the same interview, Barbara said she'd never consider a run for office.
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