Line of Day: Wikipedia v. Political Scientists Edition

“This is entirely wrong — but not in a ‘check with a political scientist’ way, but in a ‘check Wikipedia’ way”—Jonathan Bernstein on NYT reporter Matt Bai’s description of the Ross Perot’s 1992 presidential campaign.

Not only is Bernstein quite correct, I love the turn of phrase.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter