Daily Archives: October 26, 2010

An excellent piece by John Heilemann describes how Sarah Palin could become the next president. Will she run, he asks? She’s already running, he answers. Could she get the nomination? You betcha. Well, supposing she goes forward to the general election, could a candidate with such a low national approval rating (barely 20% at the moment) actually win? Maybe, so long as she “provoked a credible independent candidacy”.

What if the candidacy in question was that of, oh, Michael Rubens Bloomberg? What would happen then?…

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I have been the FT's Washington columnist since April 2007. I moved from Britain to the US in 2005 to write for the Atlantic Monthly and the National Journal after 20 years working at the Economist, most recently as deputy editor. I write mainly about the intersection of politics and economics.

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