It’s not the first time someone has bandied about the idea that Hawaii’s Tulsi Gabbard is heading for higher office, including the one in the Oval.

The latest comes from New Yorker contributor Amy Davidson, who identifies 13 possible presidential candidates four years from now, all female.

While admitting her prediction is “brazen,” Davidson also notes that no one figured Donald Trump with “no record of public service and a long list of what might be considered disqualifying attributes and actions” would get as far as he did.

Congress woman Tulsi Gabbard greets veterans gathered for training and press conference at Cannonball field near the camp. 4 dec 2016
Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard greets veterans and other protesters at Cannonball field near the Standing Rock camp in North Dakota. Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Here’s what Davidson says in part about Gabbard, the Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives:

She was one of the few people who came out of the Podesta e-mail hacking looking reasonably well, thanks to messages from Democratic donors about their clumsy attempts to punish her for backing Sanders.

For a sense of her untranslatable poise, watch the video … that she made for Sanders ahead of the Hawaii primary, which he won.

Other women candidates suggested by Davidson include U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, Elizabeth Warren and Susan Collins; senators-elect Tammy Duckworth and Kamala Harris; and Gov. Nikki Haley, who has been nominated by Trump to be United Nations ambassador.

Postscript: It’s been brought to my attention that there is now a Facebook page called Run Tulsi Run.

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