Bill Schneider

Reuters – Electability, schmelectability…by, Professor Bill Schneider

Electability, schmelectability: It’s the year of the angry, angry voterNew Hampshire is supposed to clarify things. It didn’t. What New Hampshire did this year was make the political situation in both parties a whole lot murkier.The winners of both primaries were candidates who are widely seen as unelectable.  New Hampshire Democrats went for a socialist. New Hampshire Republicans picked a demagogue.What we saw in New Hampshire was a massive vote for change. But here’s the thing: Voters went for change in two completely different directions. That does not bode well for bringing the country together.Click here to read the full article.