The 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

The 2020 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet
Squint the right way—the way you might have squinted at Jimmy Carter or Bill Clinton or even George W. Bush—and it’s not too hard to imagine Montana Governor Steve Bullock being president, or at least the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.He’s a two-term governor of a conservative state, yet he remains popular there. He’s got a compelling personal story. He’s liberal enough to fit in the Democratic mainstream but not so liberal as to spook Montanans. He’s picked a central issue, campaign-finance reform, that has been a key concern for Democrats in recent years. He’s amiable and well-liked, and it’s hard to fine anyone who will say a bad word about him. He looks fantastic in a barn jacket.And yet no matter how you squint, it’s hard to imagine Steve Bullock being president, or even a presidential nominee this cycle. Part of the problem for Bullock is that he’s entering late… ..... Read More.
THE ATLANTIC – Politics | Politics & GovernmentWed, May 15, 2019
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