While Russian meddling is real, we need to face the fact that Putin’s not ultimately responsible for the rise of Trump, we are.
Libertarian theorist convinced Charles Koch and the radical right that in order for their version of capitalism to survive, government must be destroyed.
GOP so deeply gerrymandered congressional delegations they’re guaranteed between 60 and 80 percent of blue and purple districts.
Refusing to admit the obvious — that voters failed — undermines democracy’s chief advantage over dictatorships.
Andrew Sullivan recently wrote a piece that has aroused considerable comment, some of it reasonably on point, on Elites and Democracy.