Tuesday, January 15, 2013

James Pethokoukis builds a candidate for Prez16


Today, Prez16 kicks off a weekly feature in which I ask top conservative and progressive thought leaders to build their ideal presidential candidate, piece-by-freaking piece.

James Pethokoukis, a prominent, conservative writer at the American Enterprise Institute and regular CNBC contributor, gives Prez16 its first entry.

James wants...

IDEOLOGY of John Adams.




BRAINS of Ronald Reagan.



CHARISMA of Barack Obama.



POLITICAL SAVVY of Bill Clinton.



LOOKS of Mitt Romney



HOMESTATE of Ohio.



And thus, the perfect candidate!

Next week, I'll talk with a top progressive, and as this thing progresses, we can score which politicians accrue the most points.