Trump-Carrier Deal Highlights the Law of Unintended Consequences
Much of the criticism of Trump’s move to “save” Carrier jobs in Indiana has centered on abstract defenses of the free market. But there are reasons markets should be free of presidential interference, and the Carrier deal does in fact reveal them.
Memo to Virginia Democrats: Beware Complacency in 2017
Virginia Democrats may look at the recent election and feel overconfident about next year. They – errr, we – need to be more careful.
Party Label Dragged Trump Across the Winning Line
The evidence is clear: Trump was elected by voters who wanted a Republican President. Democrats have an opportunity to win over those who will be disillusionned when Trump doesn’t act like one.
Conservatives and Democrats Need Each Other
Both preferrred alternatives to Donald Trump. Neither got what they wanted. Both can stop them if they work together. Neither are seeing that…yet.
Election Night: What States to Watch
Oddly enough, Virginia can actually be one of them.
Why I Have Switched at the Last Minute to Clinton
Most of my critics figured this was my vote anyway. Over the weekend, the Syrian opposition made all my critics right.
Divide and Classified: Why the E-mail Issue Continues and Confounds
Where you stand on this issue often depends on where your server sits.
1980: When Economic Conservatives Won
There’s a lot of revisionist history out there regarding Ronald Reagan’s national political success. Unless the past is set straight, the way forward will never come into view.
Gary Johnson’s Campaign: What’s Gone Wrong
My prefered candidate had the chance to build the Libertarian Party as a center-right alternative for supporters of market-based solutions and limited government. He followed the Siren Song of the Sandernistas instead.
New Poll Shows Virginians Support COPN Reform
The Republican House of Delegates, the Democrat in the White House, and Virginians across the political spectrum agree: COPN is not good for health care.