2016 Elections

Pence Is the Not-Trump Running Mate

He's phlegmatic. He's a free-trade guy. He's a true social conservative. Political instincts? Mediocre.

He's no Mondale.

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Donald Trump has selected the perfect non-Trump as his running mate. Mike Pence, the phlegmatic Republican governor of Indiana, has strong credentials with the social right and mediocre political instincts.

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