Fiascos, Rules and Looking Presidential

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. Julia Azari at Mischiefs of Faction on Phyllis Schlafly, Donald Trump and party change.

2. A nice perspective on the Commander-in-Chief Forum from Dan Drezner.

3. Annette Idler at the Monkey Cage on the future of peace in Colombia.

4. Josh Rogin at the Washington Post on Trump’s policy shop, another campaign fiasco.

5. I think the campaign-finance rules against coordination are fairly silly to begin with, but the way they’re (not) enforced makes them a complete farce. At Bloomberg Politics, Sasha Issenberg has the latest.

6. And Alexandra Petri has excellent advice for Hillary Clinton on how to look like a president.

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