Bowdoin’s Rudalevige on Political Secrets, Scandals and Strategy (U.S. News & World Report)


Andrew Rudalevige, Bowdoin’s Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, weighs-in on Donald Trump’s references to Bill Clinton’s personal life—and Hilary Clinton’s supposed enabling of him—as useful narrative for his campaign.

“[V]ague reference to a litany of scandal–whether fact-based or not, and most of it is not–helps remind GOP voters of their longstanding unease about Hillary Clinton,” said Rudalevige in a U.S. News & World Report article. “After all, if she is so terrible, then they can justify supporting Trump. Even or especially if they were tweeting #NeverTrump a few weeks ago.”

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