A Taxonomy of 2016

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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1. Jamelle Bouie at Slate on Grant and Lee. Excellent.

2. Dan Drezner at the Washington Post on the neocon Rebublicans.

3. At the Monkey Cage, Lisa Denney looks at post-Ebola Sierra Leone.

4. Byron York at the Washington Examiner throws cold water on the idea that 2016 will be a foreign policy election. Exactly correct. If, as he fears, the economy is less than impressive, it will hurt Democrats because they hold the presidency; if it booms, it will help them.  

5. Jonathan Chait notes that Ted Cruz isn’t eager to detail some small-government preferences after all.

6. There’s a lot of good and useful stuff in Nate Cohn’s taxonomy of 2016 Republican candidates. At the Upshot.

7. And Julia Azari at The New West on holding a political science conference in Las Vegas.

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