Want to Read Something Smart about Politics?

by Kathryn Jean Lopez

Jay Cost, author of a new book, Spoiled Rotten: How the Politics of Patronage Corrupted the Once Noble Democratic Party and Now Threatens the American Republic on the state of the Democratic party and why this is a problem for the republic. 

He, by the way, has his money on the governor of Louisiana for the VPOTUS pick — as he points out in our interview.