Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Wants to be POTUS

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Andrew Donaldson

Born and raised in West Virginia, Andrew has since lived and traveled around the world several times over. Though frequently writing about politics out of a sense of duty and love of country, most of the time he would prefer discussions on history, culture, occasionally nerding on aviation, and his amateur foodie tendencies. He can usually be found misspelling/misusing words on Twitter @four4thefire.

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  1. Avatar Jaybird says:

    I reckon he’s running for Vice-President.

    (Wouldn’t make a bad one.)Report

  2. Avatar Stillwater says:

    Dems are bull-rushing the primary like Who fans at a general admission concert.Report

  3. Avatar Mike Schilling says:

    I’ve never even heard of Jay Inslee , but I’m confident he’d be an improvement.Report

  4. Avatar Zac Black says:

    As a Washingtonian I’m a big Jay Inslee fan, but I don’t think he’s running for President; nobody outside of Washington has even heard of him, as far as I can tell (hell, I’m a politics nerd and I don’t think *I* could tell you who the governors of more than maybe ten states are off the top of my head). As Jaybird said, he’s running for running mate, or perhaps a cabinet position or similar high-level job in a future Democratic administration; his term will be up next year and while technically there’s no term limit for the office, it’s a standing Washington gubernatorial tradition not to run for a third term, or at least it has been for the last 40-odd years. So he’s looking to keep his political career going, and he’s smart enough to realize he’s never going to get the nomination, so if he drops out once a frontrunner emerges and backs them, he can draft off of their wake into his next job.Report

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