[Po2] Vikram once described Paul Krugman as the exemplar of what politics does to your brain. In that Twitter conversation, we were introduced to Jason Briggeman’s ideological profile on Krugman. (PDF)
[Po3] The main problem with multimember congressional districts in the US House is its sheer size. Constituencies are already too large and without a substantial increase in House size this would make them larger.
[Po4] Matthew Walther writes on the Lincoln Chafee, the last of the WASPs.
[Po5] It was a bad bumper sticker (or a bad proposed one), but a bumper sticker isn’t as big of a deal as the attitude behind it. And the attitude itself might not be the worst against that competition… but that’s what I spent most of 2016 believing.
[Po6] Tom Pepinsky writes about religion being replaced by ethnonationalism.
[Po7] This is bound to end up in the courts, as the Rain God says, and I don’t see how Seattle wins. The upshot to the proposal is that it will encourage couples living in sin to get married to stay under the threshold.
[Po8] This is why political parties should have less specific names.