With US election season soon to be upon us, BTCmanager ranks some of the candidates thus far, from the enthusiasts to the apathists to the critics.
While the US Presidential elections are over a year away, many early contenders are already emerging and there is already much talk about who will likely clinch both the Democratic and Republican tickets, and possibly go on to be the 46th president of the United States. The result of the election will have a massive impact on not just America but the rest of the world and will decide what policies and developments will move forward and which will be left in the dust.
Every industry has a stake in the upcoming presidential elections, from the cannabis industry that will seek less stringent regulations to manufacturing to even the cryptocurrency industry which faces similar hurdles. It has been seen time and time again just how much a single regulation from a world power can either lead to a boom in cryptocurrency such as the grants given by France, or they can stifle the industry altogether such as the ban in China. Just as most people in several industries are aware of which candidates are most likely to represent their needs and who will benefit them should they be sworn into office, it is also important to examine just where each candidate stands on the issue of cryptocurrency and blockchain.
The fact that cryptocurrency and blockchain are being included in this discussion in this election cycle is a testament to how powerful it has become in the last decade.
Here are some of the current frontrunners for the US Presidential elections ranked from best to worst in terms of their stance on crypto and blockchain:
- John McAfee: McAfee is many things;