Tagged: 2016 Presidential Election

The White Party

The success of Trump demonstrates just how committed white Americans are to ethnic nationalism.


Candidate Question Time

Let’s be sure to not forget Richard Nixon while we’re having all our political fun.

Questions From the Headlines

When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.

Memo from the American Whig Party

The Republican Party is not the American Whig Party, but its successes–and eventual failure–offer some useful lessons worth considering.

Walker’s Education

Criticizing Scott Walker for not having completed his college degree may or may not be elitist. Because something is elitist, however, doesn’t make it invalid. So is it valid? Will Truman considers…

Run, Mitt, Run!

Mitt Romney is considering running again in 2016. Herewith a little history lesson. Three men have lost their first election as their party’s presidential nominee, then gone on to get their party’s nomination again:*#...

New Column at The New Republic

Forgive me the hiatus in posting. I’ve been parenting (and writing a fair amount). Saw Tod (et al) at Leaguefest and he (et al) encouraged me to share links here to my work elsewhere,...

Thursday Night Bar Fight #7: All Hail the Chief!

Good news, everyone! Finally admitting to ineptitude and corruption, each of the two major political parties is throwing in the towel and admitting that as a general rule they’re really terrible at picking candidates. ...