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Elections, Presidency, Unit 3, Unit 4

How do you win the US Presidential Election? Be the President already.

The Economist has an excellent piece this week looking at the advantages enjoyed by incumbant Presidents.

http://www.economist.com/node/21554223

Lexington suggests the President enjoys the following advantages:

– Use of Air Force One
– Command of the Bully Pulpit
– Permanent Campaign
– Fundraising
– Commander in Chief- anniversary of Bin Laden’s death

 

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