Democrats Start Taking Trump Seriously

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. Hans Noel at the New York Times on party choice and Donald Trump.

2. It’s not going to matter this time, but Edward Hasecke and Scott Meinke at the Monkey Cage explain why superdelegates on the Democratic side aren’t likely to “steal” a nomination.

3. The Fix’s Callum Borchers on how Hillary Clinton ducks the media.

4. Philip Klein on the third-party invisible primary.

5. Greg Sargent on how Clinton plans to run against Trump.

6. Jennifer Bendery checks out how San Francisco is handling the Trump campaign.

7. And Super Tuesday was also Election Day for me here in San Antonio. As always, I have the statistics. This was my first election of the year, the sixth of the two-year cycle (since November 2014), and the 13th Election Day for me since November 2012. There were 35 items on the ballot. I've now voted 35 times this year, 55 times over the two-year cycle, and cast 187 votes since the 2012 November elections. And as usual, I'll say: That's too much! The biggest culprit? Judicial elections. Get rid of them, please. 

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