Though we’re several years out, we nonetheless already have a sense of the basic shape of the 2020 presidential contest. On the one hand, we’ll have a polarizing Republican incumbent who’s struggled with pushing through a domestic agenda. On the other will be his principal challenger, who will come from the Bernie Sanders wing of a Democratic Party that’s moved decidedly leftward, likely embracing positions like single payer that were until recentlyin American politics. If all that happens, another path to the presidency will have suddenly opened up.
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Teunis Felter has over 20 years experience as an author, editor, and scientist. When not exploring outside, he enjoys reading history, researching genealogy, and civilly discussing politics.