- With regards to the current Senate race in Colorado, one of my students notes that President Obama is heavily backing Michael Bennet (and even may have played a role in his selection for the Senate) while John McCain pushed for Jane Norton to run on the Republican ticket. The student is arguing that next year's Colorado Senate race is a proxy war between Obama and McCain. I like it.
- Another student described politics thusly: "Politics remains in many ways a jungle of underexposure, ululating purism, and inner machinations." Extra credit for using "ululating" in a paper.
Thursday, November 19, 2009
I'm grading some surprisingly good undergraduate papers on party nominations right now. Just thought I'd mention a few highlights:
Posted by Seth Masket at 11/19/2009 09:59:00 PM