In politics, what do we get out of voting against somebody instead of for something? Especially when it hurts us?Spite can be tactical. Spite can be beneficial.
Partisan postcards to strangers: A strong demonstration of not only how important volunteer contributions are to contemporary campaigns but also the increasing engagement of partisan Americans.
It turns out that Americans may not only cast ballots more regularly than voters in most other countries, we might also do so with far greater frequency. American voters are asked to vote more and more often than we may appreciate – and this is dragging down participation.
Using his own money to fund his campaign is not an indictment of America’s political system. In fact, Michael Bloomberg’s presidential campaign is proving that money in politics is neither corrosive nor undemocratic. Quite the opposite.
More people have died, been injured, and been arrested during the French protests than have in Hong Kong. The French protests have been going on for twice as long and are on issues of much greater relevance to western citizens.
Michael Bloomberg has a troubling record of apologies for, self-censorship on, and questionable business with China that should completely disqualify him from getting the Democratic nomination, let alone the presidency itself.
“A special interest group is a politically active group that you disagree with.” Whatever problems copycat bills have they lie with the people who pass them, not those who write them.
I misunderstood the nature of the Brexit risk. Splitting from Europe now means the potential dissolution of Britain itself. A new referendum is warranted.
If you’ve ever thought that your vote doesn’t matter, you’re right: whoever wins, 75% of voters didn’t vote for the president
As Democratic nominee Pete Buttigieg attracts more attention, some on the left are asking : Is the gay son of an immigrant diverse enough?