Donald Trump Has Nothing on the Ancient Greeks

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. Elizabeth Markovits at the Monkey Cage uses ancient Athens to explain Donald Trump, telling it like it is and democracy.

2. Dave Hopkins looks at the results from Saturday’s elections.

3. Lead-poisoning obsessive Kevin Drum gives high marks to Hillary Clinton for her debate answer ...

4. ... while Jamelle Bouie has excellent observations about Clinton, Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party.

5. My Bloomberg View colleague Megan McArdle on how Trump uses numbers when talking policy.

6. And Jonathan Chait on why conservatives fear Trump.

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