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Saturday Morning Linkage

October 27, 2012

Nothing much today. Too busy preparing for Frankenstorm. There’s no better illustration of what’s broken about “horse race” campaign coverage than the proliferation of analysis about how it might impact the Presidential race.

First-world problem of the day: getting ready for the storm entails a bit of a rush, as we’re in the middle of an addition. The crew is scrambling to get the last of the roofing on. The yard is a disaster waiting for high winds to make it worse.

What about our many readers who live in the likely storm path? How are you preparing (or not)?

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Daniel H. Nexon is a Professor at Georgetown University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Government and the School of Foreign Service. His academic work focuses on international-relations theory, power politics, empires and hegemony, and international order. He has also written on the relationship between popular culture and world politics.