No, Republicans, Hillary Clinton Isn’t Worse Than Donald Trump
The Republican nominee has made it clear this week he would badly damage the country. Mrs. Clinton will inflice different wounds, but not worse ones.
IMF Admits Brexit Won’t Cause Recession, Proving Its Critics Right
Amidst the panic about voters rejecting the “experts”, the International Monetary Fund validates that rejection by admitting to a big mistake.
GOP Platform Walks Away From Freer Trade
Yesterday’s man leaves his imprint on what is now yesterday’s party. The GOP has become the past disguised as the future.
In Discussing Police Behavior, Remember Local Governments
We don’t have one police force, so we can’t have one conversation about police behavior. We need thousands of them, in city council and county legislative chambers all over America.
UK Tory Leadership Candidate Pulls a Trump
Trump’s conservative-caricature strategy found an unexpected British acolyte in Home Secretary/Tory leadership candidate Theresa May. Read on to see why it won’t go well for either of them.
No, America, Brexit is Not About Donald Trump
The last time so many Americans tried to graft their politics on a UK result, John Major’s shock 1992 victory was supposed to ensure George Bush the Elder’s re-election. We saw how that worked out.
Prediction: Remain to Win Narrowly
Britain will likely vote to remain in the EU, but it’s going to be a squeaker.
American Politics: “Insane”? Or Just Inflexible?
Jonathan Rauch’s diagnosis of American politics fails by assuming the rest of the world is stable, rather than dynamically flexible in a way our antiquated two-party system no longer is. One, or both, of the “major parties” need to go.
Second Look Effect Comes to Remain’s Rescue
Britain appears to be giving Brexit a second look.
British MP Jo Cox Assassinated
Jo Cox, rookie MP, well-known activist, was shot to death in her constituency.