“I will be the first to admit that I really have no idea how this election will turn out. It is the most bizarre presidential race of my lifetime. And that's kind of the point. My lifetime is long enough to remember that voting for an ideological purist can have unintended consequences,” writes Charles Wheelan ’88, a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and a senior lecturer in the Department of Economics.
“Here is my admonition to those of you who do not remember 2000: This election is not just about sending a message. It's also about electing a president. Be careful when doing the former what it might mean for the latter,” Wheelan writes.
Read the full opinion piece, published 2/22/16 by U.S. News & World Report.