Tag: Democratic Party

The DCCC’s Finger on the Scales

Jason Crow is a candidate for the sixth congressional seat in Colorado. According to his campaign website he is “the grandson of a bricklayer and son of small business owners” who payed for college by enlisting in the National Guard…

David Brooks Can Solve All Our Problems

David Brooks has penned another insipid column, but this one is really poorly constructed, too. Once again, he relies on a dichotomy to try to explain a many-sided problem. So he introduces the least novel of insights, which is that…

The Big Picture

Today is a good day to go back and look at the piece I wrote on December 9th, 2015 called: Trump and the Missing White Voters. Compare it to the Monkey Cage piece currently running in the Washington Post: Resentful…

Anti-Monopoly is the Good Nostalgia

I really like the piece Nancy LeTourneau wrote this morning. She titled it Dear Trump Voters: The 1950’s Aren’t Coming Back, but it’s actually about more than that. Obviously, we can’t return to the past. In most cases, we wouldn’t…

Here’s What I Promised

As promised, my big feature went live tonight on the Washington Monthly website. As a special bonus, there’s also an interview I conducted with Virginia gubernatorial candidate Tom Perriello. They should be read in tandem. Here’s my favorite part of…