Here’s What The 2016 Presidential Candidate Field Feels Like

I just heard that yet another politician I’d never heard of has announced his or her candidacy for the 2016 presidential election. This is a graphic representation of what the 2016 presidential candidate field feels like to me:

To be honest, I’m not sure if there’s any more candidates this time than any other time. It feels like it, by a large amount. I should probably be paying more attention, evaluating each and determining whom I do and do not support so that those I support are more likely to still be present when the field inevitably narrows, but I can’t. I’m simply too overwhelmed.

I’m going to start paying attention when we’ve winnowed things down to substantially fewer candidates. Right now I simply can’t keep track of them all.


About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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