A precarious point in history

A precarious point in history

ShareWe are in unprecedented times. The President of the United States is trying to steal an election, making false allegations of voter fraud and seeking collaborators at the state level who will subvert the will of the people. He’s tacitly supported by a Republican...
Normalizing political corruption

Normalizing political corruption

ShareI’ve been trying to distract myself from following the aftermath of the presidential election. Donald Trump lost and Joe Biden will be president on January 20. However, Trump and his supporters are going to make a lot of noise in between now and the inauguration....
Moderate Democrats need a unique brand

Moderate Democrats need a unique brand

ShareThe worst political candidates resemble items you can buy at the supermarket. Prepackaged, carefully tested, and easy to predict, they operate on an often gimmicky level and try to travel well-grooved paths to electoral victories that many want for their own...
Operating in bad faith

Operating in bad faith

ShareDonald Trump is refusing to concede. Instead, he’s raging, calling the election results rigged and fraudulent. Members of his administration refuse to admit he has lost. None of that’s too surprising. We knew his loss would lead to a temper tantrum full of lies...
Lessons from Cal

Lessons from Cal

ShareCal Cunningham very likely cost Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. He was running against an unpopular incumbent and led by a significant margin for most of the race. In poll after poll, he outperformed Joe Biden, but when the votes were tallied, the...

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