Forget Trump; Ponder This (‘U.S. News & World Report’)

He promised himself he wouldn’t write about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, writes Dartmouth economist Charles Wheelan in an opinion piece in U.S. News & World Report. Instead, he presents what he calls a “no Trump” column.

“These are numbers I have come across in my writing and teaching that really should not be ignored,” writes . “None has an obvious policy solution, but each screams out for some kind of action, or at least acknowledgement. I’m going to avoid editorial comment (to the extent I can help myself). The whole point of the ‘no Trump’ approach is to let the facts speak for themselves.”

, published 8/4/15 by U.S. News & World Report.