Understanding the American political process is essential to understanding how to vote. The strategies used by candidates to win their party nomination and the subsequent quest for political office reveals a great deal about their thinking processes and their character. The Washington Post is one of this writer’s favorite places to visit for information. The Washington Post offers a variety of media, with a host of exemplary professional journalists.
We present here a video, easily shared by the Washington Post, featuring David Broder reflecting on the political conventions of 1956 and 1960. This is relevant today as we again face the prospect of nominating Party candidates – one of which will surely lead the free world for at least the next four years.