You are not voting for an economist-in-chief.
You are voting for a representative of the people that will lead the country, and there are a finite number of alternatives. This representative has to talk to real people and make an impression on them. His job is not to deliver brown-bag seminar presentations.
This may bother you.
Fine. But recognize there's a difference.
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