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Ross Douthat has a blog.

P.S. I think Matt Yglesias is right to doubt that the unemployment rate will have as much effect on the midterm elections as Douthat thinks it will. As bad as the high-unemployment 1982 elections were for Republicans, for example, we shouldn’t forget that it was the first election under the district lines of the 1980s, which were generally more favorable to congressional Democrats than those of the 1970s. (Republicans did fine in the Senate elections that year.)


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