From the first black president, to the first potential female office-holder, to a reality TV star candidate with a much-discussed hairstyle and derogatory tongue, the U.S. presidential campaign trail has not lately faced accusation of being boring. Since I first set foot on the trail in 2007, I've felt drawn to both its theatricality and red tape. Each campaign season offered a new source of fascination: the excited vigor of the 2008 Barack Obama campaign, the sudden restrictions to access by...
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