Everything That's Wrong With Democracy

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. Seth Masket at Pacific Standard on divisive presidential nomination fights and November outcomes.

2. Christopher Achen and Larry Bartels on the problems with the nominating system.

3. John Hibbing and Elizabeth Theiss-Morse at the Monkey Cage on anti-democratic voters and Donald Trump.

4. Kevin Drum is totally, entirely, completely correct about Obamacare.

5. And Andrew Sullivan on Trump. Much to disagree with here -- but certainly worth reading and correct on a lot of important things.

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