As a septuagenarian (and Democrat), I was happy that President
Our elections are now reported by commentators who appear to have been trained primarily as sportscasters and who speak of who "wins" rather than who was elected, how many points ahead or behind a candidate's "game plan" may be and generally cover campaigns as sporting events. We were inundated with daily electoral sporting reports for more than a year but rarely treated to many details of candidates' positions on key issues.
This is not the way to elect presidents, in my opinion. I remember in civics classes over 50 years ago (a class I understand no longer exists in many U.S. high schools today) that our founding fathers feared a popularity contest to elect a chief executive and set up a "collegiate search committee" —