2020 Elections:Can Foreign Policy Matter?

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Those of us who opposed the Vietnam War quickly banged our heads against a political science truism: issues have direction and salience, and it’s much easier to change the former than the latter. So the voters turned against the war — maybe because of our efforts and maybe not — -but supporters of the war kept getting elected because the issue was not significant enough to cause voters to cast their ballots according…

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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

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Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)