The Scholar’s Stage: You Do Not Have the People

[T]he Korea issue is but an extreme expression of a tendency that blights the entire field. We are uncomfortable with democratic accountability, unwilling to subject ourselves to public debate, and uninterested in the constraints public opinion and popular politics place on the policies we craft. This complacency is not excusable. It is not sustainable. We… Continue reading The Scholar’s Stage: You Do Not Have the People

Matt Yglesias: Trump’s latest big interview is both funny and terrifying – Vox

[E]ven Fox didn’t tout Bartiromo’s big scoops on Trump’s legislative agenda, because 10 months into the Trump presidency, nobody is so foolish as to believe that him saying, “We’re doing a big infrastructure bill,” means that the Trump administration is, in fact, doing a big infrastructure bill. The president just mouths off at turns ignorantly… Continue reading Matt Yglesias: Trump’s latest big interview is both funny and terrifying – Vox

What It’s Like To Have Your Anti-Trump Art Go Mega-Viral – Co.Design

So, does Mitchell make any money on the work, which has been shared so many times? He uploaded a high-res image of the symbol and granted permission for anyone to use it personally for free. But for those who want to support his work or simply want something readymade, you can also buy T-shirts, sweatshirts,… Continue reading What It’s Like To Have Your Anti-Trump Art Go Mega-Viral – Co.Design

Steven Pearlstein: Mark this date: Donald Trump is now a lame-duck president – The Washington Post

This is a Waterloo moment for Trump, the tea party and their alliance. They have been stopped in their tracks not only by Democratic opposition but because of a mutiny within their own ranks. Although never particularly liked or respected, it is now clear that they are no longer feared. The bankruptcy of their ideas… Continue reading Steven Pearlstein: Mark this date: Donald Trump is now a lame-duck president – The Washington Post