The Many Reasons to Run for President When You Probably Don’t Stand a Chance
There are book deals and TV contracts and maybe a cabinet position if your side wins. Recent history suggests there is almost no downside to giving it a shot.
Today we published a story about why so many Democrats are running for president - it’s up to 18 - when many don’t have a realistic chance of winning the nomination. In an era of self-promotion and branding, it’s good business.
this article is a perfect explanation of politics at its most cynical and self-serving
The Many Reasons to Run for President When You Probably Don’t Stand a Chance - The New York Times
Ahmed Al Omran
Recent history suggests there is almost no downside to running for president in the US even when you don’t stand a chance