Columnist Eric Black recommends a YouTube video of U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin destroying the Electoral College.
Who was the only presidential candidate to win the national popular vote in three and exactly three consecutive presidential elections?
Columnist Eric Black laments a Washington Post report showing only seven of 19 Republican nominees in closely watched statewide races committed to accepting the outcome if they lost.
Eric Black writes, “The experience of the Trump presidency and the number of ways he found to try to steal the office for four more years in 2020 make it vital that we candidly face the elements of the crazy, overly-complicated system of sort-of democracy under which we govern ourselves.”
Columnist Eric Black writes that Peter Wehner, who worked in the White House under three Republican presidents, has been eloquent and consistent in rejecting what Trump has done to his Grand Old Party.
Columnist Eric Black writes, “After declining steadily, one tiny tenth-of-a-point at a time, unrelentingly for the first year and a half of his term, President Biden’s approval rating has rallied by five percentage points over the past month and a half.”
Columnist Eric Black writes that the film “is as honest and accurate and chilling as you can imagine. If possible, we should all save a copy and rerun it in future presidential election years…”
Republicans and conservatives have taken to labeling as “socialists” many liberal political figures who do not call themselves by that term. Here’s what happened when a liberal suggested Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is a fascist.
The change seems to have been driven substantially by the Dobbs ruling that overturned the Roe v. Wade decision on abortion.
Harvard-based political scientist and sociologist Theda Skocpol tells The Atlantic’s Elaine Godfrey the movement is a metaphor for something else.
Cheney, who is 10 times more conservative than Donald Trump and 100 times more honest, never flinched from her duty.
Ida Mae Fuller received the very first Social Security benefit and ended up living until she was 100 years old.
Americans have grown more open to the idea since the question was first asked in 1939.
The Electoral College system has almost nothing going for it and introduces many unnecessary flaws and distortions into our poor, dear old nation’s effort to choose a leader.
And neither will the sickness in the Republican Party disappear with the former president.
Personally, I doubt they would have faced treason charges. More likely some form of election fraud, which is nonetheless a felony.
Tim Walz was included, after nine likelier contenders each got their own paragraph, in a collective 10th ranking with Gov. Roy Cooper of North Carolina and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (who is currently running for Senate in Ohio).
I wouldn’t get carried away with this. But it’s encouraging that the group that best represents the presidential swing vote has moved steadily in favor of holding Trump accountable.