As a TV celebrity, Donald Trump made a career out of pretending to be more successful than he really is. Now, as a presidential candidate, he pretends to understand economics and immigration policy better than he does.
Most recently, Trump proposed that we require […]
I’m among his targets, though, like many critics, he confuses epistocracy with technocracy. Still, his main counterargument is this:
Which brings me to the core of the case for democracy. It’s not that the voters are always right; […]
“We’ve found that having more information changes people’s policy preferences,” Brennan says. “We can specifically predict what the American public likely wouldchoose if it were better informed.” But political science studies […]
I want to respond to a conservative Christian theologian who has an enormous influence in evangelical politics, someone who is in some respects friendly to limited government – Wayne Grudem. Most of you have never heard of him, but he has the ears of probably hundreds of thousands of evangelicals.
Grudem has argued that […]
The general election seasons is underway, and so now it’s time for partisans to try to stop you from voting third party.
You’ll hear people say that a vote for Johnson, Sanders, or Stein is a vote for Trump. Trump supporters will also say that a vote for Johnson, Sanders, or […]