Thomas E. Patterson is Bradlee Professor of Government & the Press at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and the author of several books, most recently “How America Lost Its Mind” and “Is the Republican Party Destroying Itself?” His research has been funded by the Ford, Markle, Smith-Richardson, Pew, Knight, Carnegie, and National Science foundations.
Now that he’s in the 2024 presidential race, the media circus that is Donald Trump is returning for a new season. Trump is still newsworthy. He’s been weakened by his defeat in the 2020 presidential election, his attempt to overthrow its result and the underperformance of Republican candidates in the 2022 midterms. Nevertheless, Trump is […]