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Independent Voters in 2012 Election Political Theory

Are Republicans Fielding a "Delegate" When America Wants a "Trustee?"

Harvard Kennedy School Democrats | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Harvard Kennedy School Democrats

Perhaps the greatest irony of 2012's long primary is this: In their bickering over who is the most conservative, the Republican candidates have unwittingly modeled themselves as "delegate presidents" when most conservative-minded voters would prefer a "trustee president."