Behind Closed Doors and Third-Party Politics

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. “Trump’s charges appear to have counter-mobilized Democratic opinion in novel ways.” Charles Stewart III on how Donald Trump’s (false) accusations of a “rigged” election may be playing out.

2. Rick Hasen, meanwhile, explains why Trump’s claims are so ridiculous.

3. Dan Drezner takes a careful look at Hillary Clinton behind closed doors.

4. Celina Su at the Monkey Cage on one way to get young people involved in politics.

5. John Patty at Vox explains why third-party politics is still a very uphill battle.

6. At Slate, Fred Kaplan on the battle for Mosul.

7. Vox’s Brad Plumer on how climate policy is made.

8. My Bloomberg View colleague Francis Wilkinson on the cowardice of WikiLeaks politics.

9. And Greg Sargent has the big chart of all the people Trump claims are conspiring against him.

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