Bloomberg View today announced that Jonathan Bernstein is joining the opinion and analysis site as a columnist covering national politics.
“Jonathan is one of the most sophisticated and prolific political observers writing today,” said David Shipley, the senior executive editor of Bloomberg View. “He brings a distinct passion and a strong, authoritative voice to his work. Readers are going to find him indispensable, especially as we enter a new political season.”
He is a political scientist and has been writing A Plain Blog about Politics since 2009. He has also written for the Washington Post, Salon, The American Prospect, Washington Monthly, and The New Republic. He writes widely about American political institutions – Congress, the presidency, parties, the press, and campaigns and elections – and about democracy itself. Bernstein is the latest in a series of recent View hires including Barry Ritholtz, Matt Levine, Kavitha Davidson, Megan McArdle and Jeffrey Goldberg.
In his academic work, Bernstein studies political parties, the presidential nomination process, and democratic theory. He is co-editor of The Making of the Presidential Candidates 2012. After receiving his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, he taught at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University before he began blogging. He lives in San Antonio.
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