So what can we do to avoid contests that shift politicians’ focus away from governing to endless campaigning?Wait, wouldn't "slashing the cost" mean even more crowded fields?
We could try to compress our interminable primary process. But that wouldn’t make much difference when candidates are launching their bids a full year before the Iowa caucus.
A more effective step would be to slash the cost of competing for higher office. Candidates bolt out of the gates because they know it takes a long time to raise the mega-millions required for a White House run.
Guess what's missing from her essay?
When Expertise runs out of ideas, that's what happens.