Polizette– Charisma is a surprisingly rare yet potent political force. And much of the 2016 presidential field has a problem: They don’t seem to have a whole lot of it.
Such highly touted prospects as former Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Marco Rubio and others have all failed to gain traction among voters or generate the blazing star-power excitement their supporters undoubtedly expected.
If someone gets chills down their spine when any of them walks into a room, it’s more likely due to the air conditioning.
Donald Trump certainly possesses charisma of a peculiar type as he spouts bombast and irreverence that draws attention. But it’s not yet clear if the clang of Trump’s media coverage-inducing noise will begin to wear thin. more