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The Accidental President

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Cast your mind back a couple of years ago, to the six weeks when the presidential campaign of 2016 was gearing up.  Lukewarm Jeb Bush decided at Thanksgiving with his family in 2014 to throw his hat in the ring. Suddenly in January Mitt Romney jumped into the race – for all of three weeks. What I’ve heard since from various insiders is that his children were reluctant and his fundraisers told him no. Had his backers pushed ahead, there’s a good chance that Romney would be president-elect today. The 2016 election was a fluke, the result of a desire