Posts by Steven L. Taylor

Steven L. Taylor
About Steven L. Taylor
Steven L. Taylor is Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Troy University. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter

Some Thoughts on Grades

More accurately, some thoughts on commentary about higher ed.

Huntsman, Trump, and the Limitations of a Two Party System

All of which leads to a discussion of electoral rules.

Trump and the KKK

Kasich Staying in

Obama to Visit Cuba

The futility of US policy towards Cuba is obvious to anyone who gives it even a passingly objective assessment.

Rules Matter Yet Again: SCOTUS Strategizing

Dare I say: hate the game, not the players?

Fiorina: Out

The Pre-New Hampshire Post

Observations, questions, and some toastosity.

Clinton v. Sanders: Some Key Numbers

Despite media narratives to the contrary, I do not see this as a truly competitive contest.

More Winnowing

Finally: Voting on the Horizon

Some thoughts and questions as we finally hit the start of the process. (And the return of the Toast-o-Meter)

Headline of the Day

Happy Blogiversary

Trump and the Social Conservatives

Politics makes strange bedfellows, but come on.

Drug Lord Chic?

“They” Wins