A Defense of Vice Presidential Debates

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.

1. Julia Azari at Vox, writing before the event, has something of a defense of vice presidential debates.

2. Also at Vox: Richard Skinner on presidential transitions.

3. Andrew Gelman at the Monkey Cage on the weak evidence that voters punish a party if it’s been in the White House too long.

4. Dave Hopkins on young voters and third-party candidates.

5. And Janie Velencia at the Huffington Post on what the polls are telling us now.

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