(CNN) – President Bush is praising John McCain’s running mate Sarah Palin as an “inspired pick.”
"I find her to be a very dynamic, capable, smart women who, you know, it really says that John McCain made an inspired pick, to me," Bush said of the Alaska governor in an interview set to air Tuesday on Fox, according to excerpts released by the network.
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"She's had executive experience, and that's what it takes to be a capable person here in Washington, D.C. in the executive branch," he said.
Bush served as Texas governor before his first presidential run.