Links for the Week of November 27, 2016

Should-Read: Mike Konczal (2010): Biggest Surprise of Last Two Years: Bad at Losing: "I expected Obama to be... better at losing...

...There were a lot of items on the table, a lot of them weren’t going to happen, but it was important for the new future of liberalism that the Obama team lost them well... in a way that builds a coalition, demonstrates to your allies that you are serious, takes a pound of flesh from your opponents and leaves them with the blame, and convinces those on the fence that it is an important issue for which you have the answers. Lose for the long run; lose in a way that leaves liberal institutions and infrastructure stronger, able to be deployed again at a later date...

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