My (apparently) annual reflections on “The content of their character” day
Because sometimes the comment box is just too small.
The term that kicks off today could undermine our entire system of government.
A lot of folks who study democracy have sent an open letter to Congress.
A man made famous for discovering Iraq’s WMD program was virtually nonexistent is gone at 82.
“Moderate” is up, “Liberal” is down, and “Conservative” is static. What does it mean?
Can American democracy survive its information bubbles?
Tweaking the message and getting out the vote don’t matter as much as strategists think.
Quite often, political fights are about attitudes rather than issues and polices.
More on primaries with a foray into Madison and the general politics of power-seekers and incentives.
Our representation problems are far, far more about structure than they are about the messaging of the parties.
Pundits like Thomas Friedman struggle with premature prognostication.
A bloc of moderates is not coming to a Senate near you.
A provision of the 14th Amendment to keep Civil War generals out of office is back in play.
Apparently, getting her elected President is not a high enough priority in the Biden White House.
American cheese will henceforth be known as liberté cheese. And not because of the metric system.
It hasn’t changed in over 100 years (but the population sure has).
The post really isn’t about Sinema as much as it about a theory of poltiics.
National Review’s Kevin D. Williamson advocates for less democracy in America.
Another entry in the “stunning, but not surprising” category of political observations.
Yes, partisanship is real. And it influences more than just voting behavior.