Monday, November 7, 2016

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 7, 2016

Albert Hunt, Bloomberg: Dismal Campaign Presages a Crisis of Government

One word describes this U.S. presidential election: dismal. That has ominous implications for the important tasks of governing over the next several years.

Elections in which big issues are joined have value because they provide a governance agenda to be debated and decided.

Both sides bear responsibility for the sorry state of politics this year, but the overwhelming blame belongs to Donald Trump. He has largely waged a campaign of venom and cruel insults that was substantively shallow. If you waded through his deepest policy thoughts your ankles wouldn't get wet.

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Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials -- November 7, 2016

Exclusive Clinton op-ed: I'll look for common ground -- Hillary Clinton, USA Today

Exclusive Trump op-ed: We must clean up this corruption -- Donald J. Trump, USA Today

‘I’m With Her’: The Strengths of Hillary Clinton -- Nicholas Kristof, NYT

Why Trump -- Andy Puzder, RCP

Is There Life After Trump? -- Peter Wehner, NYT

Election 2016 and the Global Nuclear Threat -- Michael Klare, RCW/TomDispatch.

China's Gift for the Next President -- Tom Orlik, Bloomberg

What Vladimir Putin Wants From America's Elections -- Peter Pomerantsev and Arkady Ostrovsky, The Atlantic

What to Do About Russia’s Hacking -- Bloomberg editorial

The FBI-Justice Department war has gone nuclear. Comey’s decision on Clinton’s emails won’t fix the fallout. -- Time Weiner, Reuters

The coming clash with China over North Korea -- Josh Rogin, Washington Post

In Nicaragua, a Blatantly Rigged Election -- Carlos F. Chamorro, NYT

Along the U.S.- Mexico border fence -- Mike Blake and Lisa Baertlein, Reuters

Can America Remain a Pacific Power? -- Shihoko Goto & Michael Kugelman, Wilson Center

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