October 9, 2020 | Reading Time: < 1 minute

The election’s second-worst outcome

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The worst outcome of the election is so obvious, it’s scarcely worth mentioning. The second worst, however, far from obvious. If Joe Biden beats Donald Trump, the temptation in the Washington press corps, and hence the rest of the electorate, might be to conclude extremism on “both sides” was defeated and “centrism” triumphed.

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John Stoehr

John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.

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