Polarization, Fake News and 'Hamilton'

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. Jacob T. Levy at the Niskanen Center on identity politics. Excellent.

2. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto on how her voting rights were challenged in Texas.

3. David Lay Williams at the Monkey Cage on Plato and fake news.

4. Also at the Monkey Cage: Patrick J. Egan and Megan Mullin on partisan polarization on the environment since the 1980s. 

5. I usually read first and then link, but I'll risk saying that Ta-Nehisi Coates on Barack Obama is safe to recommend. Can't wait to get to it.

6. My Bloomberg View colleague Megan McArdle gets it about right on what our reaction to election controversies should be.

7. Alice M. Rivlin, Loren Adler and Stuart M. Butler on why "repeal and delay" is a bad idea -- and what a "replace" bill could look like. 

8. Fred Kaplan at Slate on the secretary of state selection.

9. Catherine Rampell has the best suggestions for how New York can deal with Trump

10. And from the department of better late than never, Alyssa Rosenberg on "Hamilton." 

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