Bush's Niece: Obama 'Seems Like a Strong Leader'

Model Lauren Bush might lean a little left
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 14, 2008 11:28 AM CDT
Lauren Bush, the niece of the president, launches the "FEED 1" bag, which she designed to raise awareness about child hunger and raise money for the United Nations World Food Program.   (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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(Newser) – Lauren Bush, the president's fashion model niece, thinks Barack Obama "seems like a strong leader," the New York Post reports. And that's not the only sign that the 24-year-old wants a little distance from her famous fam. She's dubbed her upcoming clothing line Lauren Pierce—borrowing her grandmother's maiden name. "Obviously my last name is associated with politics," she says.