Presidential prerequisites, according to the Political Gabfest.

The Political Gabfest on What Presidential Candidates Should Do Before They Run

The Political Gabfest on What Presidential Candidates Should Do Before They Run

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May 31 2017 10:01 PM
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Presidential Prerequisites?

The Political Gabfest on what presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they are allowed to run.

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In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Thursday’s edition of the Political Gabfest, hosts Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz brainstorm a list of presidential prerequisites—everything presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they run. Pass a standard high school government test? Interact with people poorer than you? See the Gettysburg Battlefield? Show some basic semblance of human empathy? Or does too much empathy hold a president back?

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