Quoted: Brendan Nyhan on Ferguson, Race, and Obama


Dartmouth Now takes note when faculty members weigh in on issues of the day. Here is today’s “Quoted”:

“In the modern era, we expect presidents to weigh in on almost every major news story—an impulse that reflects our desire for them to appear to be in control of events,” says Assistant Professor of Government Brendan Nyhan in a New York Times Upshot blog about President Obama’s response to the events in Ferguson, Mo.

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