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Guess it’s time to re-up this classic published in Presidential Studies Quarterly nearly 20 years ago, “Predicting the Outcomes of Presidential Commissions: Evidence from the Johnson and Nixon Years.”

Available here.

I’m wondering whether Trump, while stumping in Pittsburgh, was subconsciously referring to his failed Presidential Commission on Voter Fraud. A senior advisor told CNN that the commission led by Kansas Secretary of State, Kris Kobach, was a “shit show,” and that Vice President Mike Pence viewed the commission “as a shit sandwich,” which as my colleague Michael McDonald explained on the stand last week to Kobach, may be harsh, but really is a term of affection when used on Twitter.



Searching for Herron and Smith’s report for Advancement Project, Congestion at the Polls? It’s here:

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