A divisive politics is not necessarily a dysfunctional politics. Life is individualistic; an individual’s experiences are filtered through the lens of his or her own…View More Is Individualism Compatible with Democratic Strains of Thinking?
There is a strain of modern political thought that equates specialized knowledge and topical expertise with elitism, itself rooted in anti-populism. Such thinking contributes to…View More Congress Is Inept Because It Was Never Meant to Be the Primary Political Problem Solver
Whenever an election result heavily favors one party or candidate, the commentariat class—those members of the media and political elite who feel qualified to act…View More What does an electoral mandate mean in a democratic government?
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.