Maybe-Scandals and Political Science Fiction

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. Rawan Arar, Lisel Hintz and Kelsey P. Norman at the Monkey Cage on the real refugee crisis.

2. Brian Beutler on what last week’s Facebook maybe-scandal has in common with the old IRS maybe-scandal.

3. Jonathan Chait with some advice for Hillary Clinton about attacking Donald Trump.

4. Why is the U.S. moving ahead with Europe-based missile defense? Fred Kaplan at Slate investigates.

5. And at the New West, Meredith Conroy asks two political scientists about using science fiction to explain political science.

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