Generation Gaps, Big Problems and Bubbles

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. Matt Grossmann at Polyarchy on the Democrats' platform

2. Dave Hopkins on the partisan generation gap and why it matters.

3. Will Wilkinson at Vox on idealism and the 2016 election

4. Colin Diersing at the National Journal on the long-term damage to Republicans from Donald Trump not having a real campaign ...

5. ... while Avik Roy at Forbes notes that the Republicans' problems didn't start with Trump.

6. I have some problems with Matthew Sheffield's analysis at the National Review about the conservative media bubble, but again, it's good to have these things out there where they're needed. 

7. And Jamie Fuller on Trump getting distracted by Trump.

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