Nathan Stubbs

Details profiles Bobby Jindal

by Nathan Stubbs

Bobby Jindal recently said he will not be John McCain’s vice presidential running mate on the Republican ticket, but that’s not quelling national interest in Louisiana’s young policy-wonk governor who Rush Limbaugh has already crowned “the next Ronald Reagan.” The current issue of Details magazine includes a flattering feature on Jindal. Titled, “The Making of Bobby Jindal,” Details writes, “the 37-year-old governor of Louisiana is out to reinvent the Republican Party in his own slick, telegenic image. And if that means purging the GOP of its Dubya-era demons, no matter—he likes a good exorcism, too.” The men’s magazine explores Jindal’s upbringing, his conversion from Hindu to Catholicism and his rapid rise to the state’s highest post. Read the full story here