12/17/2014 03:56 pm ET Updated Feb 16, 2015

The Dream Ticket

For several months relatives and close friends of mine will verify that I have been predicting that the final Democratic ticket in the presidential primary will be Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Elizabeth Warren. An all-women ticket? Bah, some of the skeptics responded... It will never happen. I reminded them of what was said when the suggestion that the Democratic Party would never turn to a black candidate for the final run at the White House was proven wrong.

The problem with the pundits, the press and the articulate if misleading personalities is that none of them have the daring or imagination to think beyond what they hear and see for themselves or the courage to say so publicly.

Having been involved in war and politics all my professional life, I know there are many intelligent, articulate colleagues of mine who would agree with most of what I'm predicting.