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Ready to Lead on Day One: Predicting Presidential Greatness from Political Experience

Turns out that you can’t predict presidential greatness from political experience, at least not very well. We all remember Hillary Clinton’s ad–“It’s 3:00am and your children are asleep.” She wanted voters to believe that her long political experience made her “ready to lead on day one,” unlike that untested other guy, Barack Obama. More generally, […]