Elvin Lim

Assistant Professor of Government, Wesleyan University

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Assistant Professor of Government at Wesleyan University, blogger at ElvinLim.com and author of The Anti-Intellectual Presidency: The Decline of Presidential Rhetoric from George Washington to President Bush

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