Elections are About the Electorate
September 28, 2016 |
Viewers of this week’s presidential debate might well have wondered where the voters went.
For 90 minutes, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump engaged the world from video spli...
Forcing Folks to be Free
September 12, 2016 |
Hardly the sun sets in the West these days without some new attempt at what Jean Jacques Rousseau might have mistily called “forcing folks to be free.”
Doug Saunders in th...
Is the Party Over?
August 12, 2016 |
For political junkies, presidential nominating conventions are destination television. It’s ritualistic theatre as, almost without exception in living memory, the presumptiv...
Gun Control: Right Trumps Rights
July 28, 2016 |
David Cole makes a convincing case, worth bearing in mind as the presidential race erupts, that American gun violence is at heart a function of democracy at its best. “The NRA...