For a supposedly hated class, CEOs have gotten quite a bit of positive press lately, most notably Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina and their California primary wins. The problem with career politicians is they’ve rarely run anything–a staff, a company, an organization. This is especially true with senators. Besides four home office staff, they might have another six in their Washington office. Make ‘em president and suddenly put them in charge of 300 million people, and you’re bound to have problems, as we’re now seeing. The last time we tried it, in 1960, was inconclusive due to a tenure cut tragically short.