There was a sort of golden age in American history not too long ago when presidential candidates would load up their staff and travel the country by train.
There's that classic black-and-white photo of the candidate, arms raised as he shouts out a speech to as many people as can hear him, projecting from the very back of a flag-draped train.
No sound bites. No stadium-size conventions. It was a genuine way to get to the people, and even if the candidates were less than genuine, the people...Full Story