Friends, readers, countrymen – I would like to make an announcement:
I am not running for president.
This may appear to be an unnecessary disclosure. But it seems that nearly every American with even a hint of political ambition is determined to be the Democratic presidential nominee, so I thought that I should explain that I am not throwing my hat into the ring.Alas, two more wannabes did the opposite this week. Steve Bullock, the governor of Montana, announced his intention to run on Tuesday, and Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, made the same announcement on Thursday. […]