The Iran Deal and National Identity

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. Micheal Tesler at the Monkey Cage has evidence that partisanship is affecting the decision to purchase health insurance. Yes, controlling for other possible factors. Sure seems to me that some high-profile Republicans have a lot to answer for.

2. Hans Noel at Mischiefs of Faction on Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders.

3. Also at the Monkey Cage, Sidra Hamidi looks at the Iran deal and national identity.

4. Matt Yglesias, in search of an actual argument against the Iran deal.

5. At Washington Monthly, Ed Kilgore watches the operation of the conservative closed information feedback loop.

6. And a nice one from View’s Megan McArdle on “No Irish Need Apply” signs.

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