To Villanova University: Today I am deeply disgusted to be a member of the Villanova community. When I enrolled in graduate school, I was impressed…View More An Open Letter to Villanova University
America is not a democracy. To be precise, it is a nationally-federated constitutional republic. This distinction, however, has sadly been largely erased from the national…View More The Electoral College Is Not Democratic. And That’s Just Fine.
Election night confirmed a long-held suspicion. This whole electoral cycle has been a lesson in humility for pundits overconfident in the reliability of data forecasting,…View More 2016 and the New Populism
Today, all eyes are on the presidential race, and understandably so. But national elections don’t occur in a vacuum. Understanding the results at the top…View More National Elections Don’t Occur in a Vacuum
George Orwell was wrong. A statist government using threat of force is not necessary to rewrite the recent past. Society is perfectly willing to censor…View More What Orwell Got Wrong About the Rewriting of History
The 2016 election is a referendum, but not on any single issue. It encompasses something far larger; it is nothing less than a modern day…View More Can Truth Be Defamatory? 2016 Will Decide
Anytime an office-holding politician expresses doubt in some other member of their party or an individual seeking to become a member of the party, the…View More The problem with vote-shaming elected officials