There are still 16 months before the U.S. presidential election, but you might think it was just around the corner with all the campaign frenzy that’s running, if not in high gear, at far higher RPMs than one would believe justified.
On the other hand, you could argue the 2016 presidential election campaign began election night November, 6 2012. And it has never stopped. Indeed, one might conclude the United States has been in constant presidential campaign mode since the 1960 Kennedy-Nixon election over 50 years ago.
If anything, intensity is even greater pointing toward the 2016 election with an “open” presidency and incumbent vice president more a joke than a realistic candidate.
An Early Evaluation
The obvious Democrat is no surprise—Hillary Clinton. She has money, organization, and even more stars on her resume than in 2008 (she can now add Secretary of State and grandmother). Polls suggest that the strong majority of Democrats expect and want her to be theRead More »from U.S. Election: GOP candidates have major disadvantages going against big-name Clinton