- Julian Zelizer: Party front-runners are being aided by the anticipation of a Clinton-Trump confrontation in the fall election
- In many ways, they are mirror opposites, he says
Julian Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University and a New America fellow. He is the author of "Jimmy Carter" and "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society." The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are perfect opponents for each other. They are two candidates who have come alive in their campaigns as it became clearer that the other one would be the likely nominee of their party.