Scott Lemieux explains why the bully pulpit isn’t nearly as effective as everyone thinks.
President Obama: “I recommend you watch the recent debates. I’m thinking about just running those as advertisements. Without commentary; here you go.”
The real concern, for Democrats at least, isn’t that Latinos vote for Republicans, it’s that they don’t vote at all.
I really wish this journal article weren’t behind a locked gate.
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