Bush daughter Jenna Bush Hager — Today Show correspondent? Yep:
“It wasn’t something I’d always dreamed to do,” said Hager, 27, a two-time author and teacher in Baltimore. “But I think one of the most important things in life is to be open-minded and to be open-minded for change.”
While keeping her day job in Baltimore, Hager, who was approached by Bell about the TV job, will be contributing stories about once a month to the top-rated network morning show. Among the topics she might cover, according to the AP, is education.
When folks say the relationship between Washington and the media is incestuous, well… in this case, that strikes a little too close to home. It’s the same with K Street. Scions become congressmen become lobbyists become TV personalities. It just seems as though the game is rigged. Because, well, it is.
In business, an unworthy heir will drive the place into the ground — and the assets will be distributed to those who can use them profitably. But does anyone really believe the same thing happens in the Government-Lobbying-Entertainment Complex?