- For the first time, a woman has a major party nomination in sight, David Gergen says
- And an insurgent billionaire is headed to win GOP nod, Gergen says
- Let's hope they can rise to the occasion, he says
David Gergen is a senior political analyst for CNN and has been a White House adviser to four presidents. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is a professor of public service and co-director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Follow him on Twitter: @david_gergen.
(CNN)Even as we in the commentariat dig into the entrails of Super Tuesday voting -- for example, asking how many left-handed, 24-year-old Lutherans caucused in Minnesota and how they voted -- we should not overlook the larger significance of this year's pivotal moment.