Getting Back to Normal and Reassurances

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. Seth Masket anticipates normal election cycles going forward. Plausible! 

2. Leticia Bode at the Monkey Cage looks at "political unfriending." 

3. Dan Drezner on all those generals in the new administration.

4. Greg Sargent details what might happen in states Republicans represent if Obamacare simply disappears. 

5. My Bloomberg View colleague Megan McArdle on the coming (and continuing) question of how to deal with long-term care.

6. Michael McFaul on what Donald Trump could do to reassure U.S. allies

7. And Evan McMullin on the dangers Trump poses to constitutional government.

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