I entered military service on President's day weekend, and got out the same four years later. Hey! USAF is military. I shot a gun. Full auto even.
Hopefully, this day next year, we can celebrate having a
How we get that president will be interesting.
I was at dinner the other day with the head of the Willow Run Tea Party Caucus, Dennis Moore.
Actually he sat at the table next to Scherie and me at the Big Sky Diner, a situation that has happened frequently, leading to discussions of politics, church and food.
We talked about some of the political
Then we talked about the General Election.
I mentioned brokered conventions, particularly of the Democrat variety, should Sanders and Clinton tie, or should Biden be called on to enter the fray as Sanders rises in the polls.
Should there be three strong Dem rivals splitting the primaries (Superdelegates aside!), the Dems could have a brokered convention.
Who would emerge? I don't know.
As an aside, I believe that the Dems are damaging themselves with Clinton/Sanders as the candidate.
Whichever prevails, the general electorate will not support to the degree the Repubs will rally around their candidate. I could be wrong.
But this talk of a brokered convention brought on another concern
Suppose that Trump ran
According to the 12th Amendment, should this happen, the House chooses the President and the Senate chooses the Veep.
EDIT: Silverfiddle, in comments, corrected me on this.
See his comment below.
Now I generally believe that this would work to our advantage since both chambers are Republican controlled and would probably choose the Republican candidate, as opposed to the liberal candidate.
If the chambers were to change
EDIT: BTW, this didn't happen