As we look forward to the presidential race of 2016, there’s a distinct possibility, if not a likelihood, that a curious pattern of academic pedigree will continue.
Imagine, for example, that the 2016 election pits Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Ted Cruz. If that’s the case, and if the winner goes on to serve two terms, that would make it 36 straight years that we’ve had presidents who attended Yale or Harvard universities — or both.
You see, Hillary is a graduate of Yale University, while Cruz has a sheepskin from Harvard.
Barack Obama is a Harvard graduate, as is ...