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Published on: December 8, 2016
What If?
President Al Sharpton

Let’s conduct a little thought experiment: What if the 2016 race had come down to Dick Cheney vs. Al Sharpton?

Jeremy Mayer is an associate professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and the author of Running on Race: Racial Politics in Presidential Campaigns 1960-2000 (Random House, 2002).
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