Political junkies will love this song: “Why Don’t You Run for President?”

There are about two dozen people in the running to be the Democratic candidate for president in the 2020 election. Keep track of everyone is nigh impossible. Sure there’s Biden and Beto and Buttigieg and Bernie and Bill along with Amy and Liz and Kamala and Kirsten. But Jay Inslee? Wayne Messam? Mike Gravel?

Songwriting Karen Sokolof Javitch is confused, too. That’s the genesis of this song called “Why Don’t You Run for President?”

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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