- He is a master of demographic trends and poll data;
- He thinks elections are won by wooing swing voters rather than revving up the base;
- He is happiest with the politics of “triangulation”, so going for the centre ground;
- He has vested, business interests behind him to drive him to victory;
- He hates populism.
This suggests greater segmentation and targeting, a further shrinking of the party difference and a new set of insider dealings and patronage to be ushered in. Is this really what the voters of America want?