Updated criteria from my side And rank-order:
No professional degree.
Order within private life. I know none of us are perfect, but this one better be!
Whoever is picked for 2016 better win, No matter WHO stands on the other side. This will be a quintessential slug-fest and probably THE election EVER. This is a tennis game on 5-4 and you got the serve of a winning point of a set.
It has recently dawned upon me how critical it is to pick the correct person for the job. I think the standard process is too slow and takes little advantage of time at hand. Now, we are sitting like dead logs and fuming about what is best to do. All the "experts" show on TV and what is a normal person to think?