Rush Limbaugh Embraces Donald Trump

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. At the Monkey Cage, Karthick Ramakrishnan on Donald Trump and immigration.

2. Sarah Posner over at Religion Dispatches on Trump and Christian conservatives. A rare Trump-hooked must-read.

3. Harry Enten checks and, yes, Hillary Clinton is still polling much better than she was at this point in the 2008 cycle. The important indicator, however, remains endorsements, and Enten has a nice chart showing that 2016 is nothing like 2008.

4. Matt Yglesias on Syrian refugees and U.S. immigration (and refugee) policy.

5. Kevin Drum on the 1994 crime bill and Hillary Clinton.

6. And The Atlantic’s Conor Friedersdorf doing what he does best: listening carefully to conservative talk radio. In this case, the Trumpified Rush Limbaugh.

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