I’ve written much about the cultishness of president Trump’s followers, and I’m not alone in seeing them that way, but the election of 2020 will bring a new wrinkle to this story – new, at least, for Trumpists. For certain other cultists, however, it’s an old story. On October 22, 1844, thousands of American Christians, Read More …
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The conventional wisdom is that Trump cares only about pumping up the stock market as his path to re-election. That may be true, but I suspect something else is going on here. Trump craves the fawning admiration of his followers, but he would love it even more if they were risking their lives to show it.
As we approach the 2020 primary and general elections, I thought I should collect in one place a summary of my thoughts on electoral reform, along with links to previous posts on the subject.
The single biggest flaw in our democracy is the primary system. We lament Russian hacking, political dysfunction, and toxic tribalism among voters, yet we ignore the obvious cause and an elegant fix.
Reflections on a summer of both wonder and discontent.
This post spontaneously poured out of me on the day before the election of 2016. Read it at the Huffington Post. Share this:
Only a broken electoral system could let Donald Trump get this close to the presidency. Here’s an elegant way to fix it. Read this on the Huffington Post. Share this:
On the eve of the first presidential debate of 2016, this is my fanciful take on how to fix our dysfunctional politics. Read it at the Huffington Post. Share this:
…It’s That He’s So Little Else It takes more than narcissism and charisma to make a president. Read this on the Huffington Post. Share this:
Does evolution have anything to say about the allure of Donald Trump? I think so. Read this piece at the Huffington Post. View Post Share this: