Moderator: Nolan McCarty, acting dean of the Woodrow Wilson School and the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Politics and Public AffairsPanelists: Jonathan Alter, columnist and senior editor of Newsweek magazine; Larry M. Bartels, the Donald E. Stokes Professor of Public and International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School and director of the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics; Paul R. Krugman, professor of economics and international affairs at the School and New York Times columnist; and James A. Stimson, the Raymond Dawson Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.