The United States did not cease to be a liberal democracy with the rise of Trump, and Trump’s dismissal would not save our country now.
“Fake news is a hoax.” Think about that one for a while. Before long you’ll ask, “Is a hoax a …
So we need not become discouraged. If you tire of current politics, a new sun will rise. Wait for it. Watch for it. When it arrives, rejoice with others that we may have a rebirth of freedom. Meantime, keep track of fellow optimists across the land.
If Democrats cannot convince people to remove Trump from office, the proceedings will have been a colossal waste of energy, at a time when the party cannot afford to make errors, or waste any of its paltry assets.
New England can do the same. We were born to imperial resistance.
Trump and his allies in the Senate need only time the vote for his acquittal during the week before election day. That makes for good political theater: vindication for your supporters, and total deflation for your opponents.
Richard Shenkman’s article below, about a paper by Shawn Rosenberg, discusses a perspective on people and politics that does not comport Jefferson’s views.
Richard Epstein offers a well-reasoned critique of progressive policy proposals during this year’s campaign season.
Remove government from politics. I mean that. When government interferes in electoral politics, a sense of illegitimacy hangs over the entire process. Then who cares? Do I want to wear an I VOTED button? No. Even more, when I give money to a political campaign, I do not want the campaign to report the donation. That transaction is private.
Rashida Tlaib will learn quickly enough, when you mud-wrestle with the president in public, you do not look wholesome when …