- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is not a list I like. Half of these are obvious picks, and the other half are inexplicable. But that’s of course what makes a horse race. The suggestions in the comments are better than the list itself.
(HT to J.S. Mill)