Everything That's Wrong With the Polls

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. Todd Rogers and Adan Acevedo at the Monkey Cage on how pollsters should be screening for likely voters.

2. At Mischiefs of Faction, Jonathan Ladd compares Hillary Clinton ’16 to George H.W. Bush ’88.

3. Sarah Posner at Religion Dispatches on Ted Cruz and Christian conservatives.

4. Ta-Nehisi Coates on Bernie Sanders as the “radicalism of convenience.”

5. Andrew Sprung revisits Barack Obama’s theory of change.

6. Terrific reporting from Alex Seitz-Wald at MSNBC about how Hillary Clinton may find an advantage in Iowa from the geographic distribution of her vote.

7. And Byron York at the Washington Examiner checks in with Republican insiders in New Hampshire who are baffled by Donald Trump’s lead in the polls.

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