Picture yourself running for the Democratic Party presidential nomination. Now picture that you’re perhaps the least well-known figure within the most diverse field of candidates ever to vie for the chance at America’s highest public office.
How would you plan to stand out?
If you were to think like most politicians then you would try to play ‘the game’ — you would try to win the nomination. That’s the point after all. Right? Attack the current pack-leader. Make sure to tout your most applaud-garnering taglines. Brag about how your record shows you are the clear choice to take on Trump for the 2020 presidential election whilst debasing everyone else’s credentials.
And like most of those on that debate stage, you probably wouldn’t win the nomination.
Question: after watching CNN’s second night’s debate, does anybody remember much of anything that Michael Bennet…
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