Voting as Moral Duty, Trump as Enigma

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 Maskivker at the Monkey Cage argues that there's a moral duty to vote. Plausible! I just find it to be an enjoyable act of patriotism. 

2. Tom Holbrook on education and voters

3. MaryAnne Borrelli at Presidential Gender Watch on cabinets that "look like America" and campaign promises.

4. Ezra Klein: We know more about Hillary Clinton than any other presidential candidate, while Donald Trump remains one of the least transparent. Yup. 

5. Ross Douthat on why pro-life voters should oppose Trump. 

6. While David Frum at the Atlantic makes the conservative case for supporting Hillary Clinton

7. My View colleague Eli Lake bashes Harry Reid for being irresponsible again. Good call. 

8. And Dan Drezner on how to cope with a Trump presidency.

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