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Does Experience Matter for a U.S. President?

A few weeks ago, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. That same evening, I found myself in a good natured argument with a friend about whether or not he’s qualified for the job.

Her position, in a nutshell, was that being mayor of a large city makes you plenty qualified to be a U.S. president. Mine was no. It does not.



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