Turning a Blind Eye to Trump's Latest Scandal

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. No, Evan McMullin will not be the next president. Dave Hopkins has the apparently necessary explanation.

2. John Patty at Vox on Donald Trump and congressional elections.

3. My Bloomberg View colleague Clive Crook on why referendums don’t work.

4. Paul Waldman speculates about post-election conservatives.

5. At Bloomberg Politics, Kevin Cirilli has a good one on one of the Trump campaign’s disadvantages -- the candidate wouldn’t let his campaign do normal research on its own candidate.

6. And Tara Golshan on how the conservative news media is covering (or not covering) the latest Trump scandals.

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