All candidates do this. They make wild promises, vows, pledges and assurances that, on their first day in office, they will do thus-and-such as their number-one priority. They'll get rid of something, they'll restore something, or they'll put something else in place.
Usually, we can take it as nothing more than ear candy. It's designed to stroke listeners, to get them to purr like kittens. If audiences actually paused for a moment to analyze this dreck in a clear-eyed way, they'd realize it would take the newly installed incumbent a whole day just to figure out the phones and find his or her way to the Clinton Restroom off the Oval Office. Another day to master the Nixon Memorial Recording System.
That aside, when