Ron Ewart — Can An Obscure Author Rise from the Shadows to Become President?

By Ron Ewart

April 8, 2015

NewsWithViews.com

Our last two articles hinted at the potential run for president of the United States. We want to thank all those who encouraged us to run and for the positive comments to our recent articles and to our Presidential Platform. With the number of responses in so far, it is running 20 to 1 in favor of us continuing to explore the possibilities. In spite of this encouragement, we nevertheless must face some unavoidable realities.

What gets a president elected in the United States today? The answers only boil down to a few vital elements. The first and most important element is money. Money buys massive national exposure. Without the money, a candidate is done before he starts.

Following money comes name recognition and a positive political, military, or business history. Following name recognition comes a candidate that espouses and effectively communicates cogent positions on the issues that resonate with most voting Americans. Good looks and likeability help a great deal and so does being able to articulate where he or she stands on those issues, in dynamic and even hostile environments. They must be quick on their feet and they must not flip flop or make inane or stupid comments, as have so many candidates in the past. Finally, they must exude confidence and a positive, personal aura and appear to be in control of their emotions while under fire. Most voters are attracted to strong, confident leaders. Sadly, even an articulate, snake oil con man, promising to fundamentally transform America, can be elected president, if he has most of the attributes we have listed.

But lets get to the money first. From one source we learn:

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