WHY PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES SHOULD BE PRESUMPTUOUS Perhaps the difference between campaigning and governing is never starker than in the months after a new president's inauguration. Candidates spend many months touting what they would do if they win the White House, but not nearly enough time figuring out how to actually do it. Being too presumptuous is not a good political look. Being well prepared is. Click here for the full article from the Washington Post (1/24/16).