The secret to winning the 2020 US presidential race

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The first stage of the 2020 presidential campaign - the jockeying stage - is under way, and Democrats are trying to figure out who the ideal candidate is. They are asking the wrong questions, though.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 18, 2018, with the headline 'The secret to winning the 2020 US presidential race'. Print Edition | Subscribe