The 2016 GOP field seemed like a clown car routine compared to what was essentially five legitimate Democratic candidates. Whether they simply feared Hillary Clinton or didn’t want to take their shot following President Obama, many Democrats who were considered potentially serious candidates didn’t run.
That’s not the case for 2020. We may end up with more Democrats in the running than we had Republicans in 2016.
Cartoonist Michael Ramirez captured the growing group perfectly:
It’s certainly starting to look like a migrant caravan forming. Oh, wait. Those are actually American citizens.