How to Play the Woman Card (Whatever That Is)

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. Dave Hopkins on Donald Trump and the Republican Party.

2. Seth Masket at Mischiefs of Faction on how short-term thinking often guides vice presidential selections.

3. Jonathan Chait on Trump, patsy for Vladimir Putin. I don’t disagree exactly, but I mainly think Trump's ignorance makes him an easy mark for lots of people.

4. My Bloomberg View colleague Justin Fox walks us through the Bloomberg ECO U.S. Surprise Index.

5. The Huffington Post's Jennifer Bendery tried asking Republican women in the House and Senate about the “woman card.”

6. And Jaime Fuller at MTV finds six “woman card” possibilities other than whatever Trump is talking about.

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