No cheering in the press box."
For a political journalist, this has always been our Hippocratic oath, our Pledge of Allegiance--until now, that is.
For, as we clear away the clutter of the midterm elections and turn our energies to the next two years of presidential speculation, many of us find ourselves rooting unabashedly for one candidate in particular to enter the race. Who is that candidate?
I refer not to the buckskin-clad host of The Howdy Doody Show, whose recent death would appear to pose an insurmountable liability to his candidacy, but to Bob Smith, U.S. Senator, who...