Assessing the Presidential Selection Process

Apr 26, 2012

After a long campaign season of caucuses and primaries, attack ads, and Super PACs, many have noticed significant changes.  This year, we've seen many more debates, an explosion in the use of digital media, and a decline of retail politics.  Is this a troubling trend or the new reality for  choosing  a President?


  • Dante Scala - Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of New Hampshire. You can follow him on Twitter at @graniteprof.
  • Jonathan Ahl - News Director for Iowa Public Radio.
  • Jack Gillum - Reporter for the Associated Press.