Sep 12, 2016 11:16 PM GMT
Photograph by Alison Jackson
The torch will be passed, and a new leader must be capable of gripping it securely. Will he prove equal to the challenge?
FIRST IN WAR
As commander in chief, would the candidate use military force responsibly—and tastefully?
WHAT IT TAKES
Above all, success in the Oval Office requires an ability to sit still for long hours of exacting prep work.
KEEPING HIS HEAD?
America needs a leader who won’t flinch under fire, whether literal, metaphoric, or tonsorial.
ONE NATION, INCANDESCENT
There is not a black America or a white America or a Creamsicle-hued America (waterproof and evenly applied). There is only a United States of America.
TAKING HIS MEASURE
When the candidate looks in the mirror, a president should stare back. With newfound confidence, he is now ready to fill Lincoln’s mittens.