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Public Policy

Can History Prepare Us for the Trump Presidency?

January 22, 2017

Jim Morone, Director of the Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, explains how the first American election between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson is similar to the present, and what we can learn from it. "Nothing that Donald Trump jeered or tweeted on the campaign trail in 2016 was any worse than the broadsides their respective supporters launched at Adams..."

Can History Prepare Us for the Trump Presidency? (excerpt written by Jim Morone) – Politico