Democrats still think that 2016 is going to be Clinton cakewalk.
If the Democrats maintain this charade, 2016 will not be the cakewalk they dream it to be.
Germany won a cakewalk, controlling the game from start to finish.
1863, American English, from cake (n.) + walk (n.), probably in reference to the cake given as a prize for the fanciest steps in a procession in a Southern black custom (explained by Richard H. Thornton, 1912, as, "A walking competition among negroes," in which the prize cake goes to "the couple who put on most style"). Its figurative meaning of "something easy" (1863) is recorded before the literal one (1879). As a verb, from 1909. This may also be the source of the phrase to take the cake (1847).