Politics


Right-Wing Populism in the GOP

Jonathan Rauch’s insightful take on contemporary GOP politics in the National Journal: “It’s George Wallace’s GOP Now” LIKE WALLACE AND HIS SUPPORTERS 40 YEARS AGO, TODAY’S CONSERVATIVE POPULISTS ARE LONG…

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Gary Johnson’s Campaign for Limited Government

I just stumbled upon Gary Johnson’s website, via his Facebook page. The updates are pretty good.

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Interesting Thoughts on “Liberaltarianism”

From Ed Kilgore of The New Republic: “It’s You, Not Me: Liberals and libertarians finally break up.” An interesting question is, “Does loudly professing concern for the poor translate into…

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Smooth Politics

Biden Criticized For Appearing In Hennessy Ads

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Chait “responds,” sort of

Jonathan Chait disgraces himself once more. First he mocked Veronique de Rugy’s French name, then in his defense he makes fun of the “G” in my name, which I have…

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Two Democrats on an Escalator…

(Now, it seems that the full version is here.)

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A Libertarian Take on One Year of Obama

David Boaz on NPR.org: “For This Libertarian, Obama’s First Year Looks Grim“

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Divided Government Revived…a Little

CNN: “Brown wins Massachusetts Senate race” “A Case for Divided Government” “Dividing Power” “Would Divided Government Be Better?” “Three Cheers for Divided Government” “We miss you, Bubba”

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Someone Who Defends “Our Way of Life”

From America’s Most Reliable News Source: “Area Man Passionate Defender Of What He Imagines Constitution To Be“

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