Author: Dan Scotto

Dan Scotto lives and works in New Jersey. He has a master's degree in history, with a focus on the history of disease and the history of technology.

Old Dominion

Virginia may well be a blue state now. But the GOP should press the panic button either way.

Saving the Symphony

Some modest suggestions to revive moribund symphonies and orchestras.

The Electoral College Option

Hillary Clinton is not going to be president. Democratic electors need to accept this if they believe that extraordinary measures within the Electoral College are justified.

In Praise of Indirect Democracy

Public opinion is a wonderful regulator of governments, but only when circumscribed by well-constructed institutions.