Crossing the Aisle (or Not) in the Age of Trump

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. Darren Schreiber at Mischiefs of Faction on the fate of Brexit in Parliament.

2. Joshua Tucker at the Monkey Cage looks at the politics of Britain's exit going forward.

3. Alan Abramowitz looks at the early evidence and suspects that partisan polarization won’t change much when it comes to voting in the 2016 presidential election.

4. The Fix’s Aaron Blake has collected the list of big-name -- well, biggish-name -- Republicans supporting Hillary Clinton. So far, at least, it’s really just foreign-policy and national-security people. We’ll see if the list grows.

5. Tim Mak, Andrew Desiderio and Alexa Corse at the Daily Beast have more on Republican foreign-policy professionals opposed to Donald Trump.

6. Vox’s David Roberts tries taking Neil deGrasse Tyson’s latest anti-democratic (and quite silly) tweet seriously, demonstrating that there’s a lot more to climate policy than what the weight of evidence shows.

7. Roll Call’s Alex Roarty ranks the quality of open-seat candidates and challengers in this cycle’s Senate campaigns. Subjective, to be sure, but interesting.

8. And my Bloomberg View colleague Timothy L. O'Brien recalls Trump’s history of odd statements about American Indians.

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