Politics & Policy

Retro Vs. Metro

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third installment of a three-part defense of the electoral college. The first part is here and second is here. John Kerry recently went goose hunting in ...
Politics & Policy

The Old College Save

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a three-part defense of the electoral college. The first part is here. In Federalist Paper #68, Alexander Hamilton wrote that the constitutional system for ...
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Down to Four?

The debates are now over and no major “events” can be predicted to shake up the presidential race. Polls seem to indicate we are in another squeaker of an election ...
Politics & Policy

Oblivion and Chaos

Have you ever seen a state commit electoral suicide? It’s happening even as we speak in the state of Colorado and without many people paying attention nationally. It is ...
Politics & Policy

Bubba Don’t Windsurf

The Bush campaign finally unleashed the assault weapon of witty political commercials. I saw it coming since I caught my first glimpse of Senator Kerry windsurfing in the summer, and ...
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Poll Dip

Headlines this week announced that President Bush’s approval ratings have now fallen to their lowest mark since the terrorist attacks of two Septembers ago. Most stories were couched as a ...