The Politicization of Political Science

"Will the study of politics, a social science, become as politicized as that of climate science and other “hard’’ sciences?"

“That’s a good analogy,’’ Michael Herron, the Dartmouth government professor who co-authored the report, said this week. “We approached this as a science problem involving statistical analysis of elections. We weren’t working for anyone. We think this sort of study should be performed after every national election.’’

Read more in this USA Today story about the politicization of political science and a study Herron and colleagues did on the 2016 election.