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Presidential Contenders And Conventional Qualifications

In a piece about the political aspirations of Texas senator Ted Cruz,¬†Jonathan Bernstein offered a shorthand way of measuring whether someone is a legitimate Presidential contender. There are really two tests for whether someone is a viable candidate for a … Continue reading

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David Foster Wallace on Negative Campaigns

I just read¬†McCain’s Promise, a piece David Foster Wallace wrote for Rolling Stone in 2000 that turned out to be way too long for the magazine. He spends a three page paragraph noting the different opinions on negative campaigns. The … Continue reading

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