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What Mattered This Week?

Jonathan Bernstein is a Bloomberg View columnist. He taught political science at the University of Texas at San Antonio and DePauw University and wrote A Plain Blog About Politics.
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I think the right question about the events in Gaza this week is how they matter; not whether they matter. I don't have the answer to that one.

There was a gaffe by Vice President Joe Biden this week. You already know what I think -- but it did spark a good Dave Weigel post, so that's something.

That's what I noticed. What else happened? What do you think mattered this week?

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Jonathan Bernstein at jbernstein62@bloomberg.net