Politicians’ Ideas Shaped by Underlings?

I have always wondered how much influence junior aides have on their bosses’ opinions as it is them who scan the media and prepare abstracts and summaries of what they consider important for their bosses to know. For more on that subject, see The New York Times.

Btw, this also applies for the clerks at the Supreme Court.

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