Major articles in this week’s ECONOMIST. The question of the day is this: How many of the Republican candidates for President know more about these matters than does a high school senior taking a civics course?
Highlights from The Economist online’s Politics this week
» Lexington: The union’s state is dire
» The Republican nomination: Not so fast, Newt
» Yemen’s president: Another one bites the dust
» Nigeria’s northern capital: The terror they dare not name
» Croatia and the European Union: A cautious yes
» Turkish foreign policy: Problems with the neighbours
» French politics: Sauce Hollandaise
» Italy’s reforms: The Iron Monti
Is this the kind of person you want to be running the planet?