The whirlwind trip with three other governors also gave the Midwestern Democrat, who is working to establish a command of world affairs, a key line on his resume as he looks at running for president.
I can see that resume already:
"Almost subliminally, the governor is saying to activists, 'I have foreign policy experience,' " Sabato said. "There will be people out there who, without realizing it, check a box in their own mind that he understands something about the critical hot spot on the globe."
I know which box I've checked in my mind.
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He hasn't even announced his candidacy yet, and I already want to vote against Tom Vilsack for President.