| Saturday March 21, 2020 at 8:20 PM PDT
Americans, finally facing the prospect of the mano-a-mano portion of the 2020 presidential campaign, have already learned that previous complainers about the negativity, underhandedness, and attack-dog nature of politics didn’t know how good they had it. Abetted by technologies that increase the reach and power of smear campaigns and by mechanisms that allow far more money to...Read More »
| Thursday August 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM PDT
The blight of politics casts a shadow over daily life.
| Monday February 22, 2016 at 12:07 PM PST
Between the would-be, public office-holder on the one hand and the citizen in general and voter in particular on the other, lies a huge barrier that precludes the establishment of any rational connection. Think of genuine “representative government” on anything other than a very small scale as a practical impossibility. Many reasons explain the...Read More »