Has anyone else noticed that we are still more than a year away from the next national election, but that is all the news media wants to talk about? This is called "inoculating the candidate." Getting all of the bad publicity out of the way long before the vote is taken. People, especially the hard working, honest souls of the USA, have a hard time remembering what the headline was even two weeks ago. So, if the issue if brought up later, it is, "old news and we have moved on."