Jay and Luke trace the divisions within Federalism, the passage and deployment of the Sedition Act, and its complete collapse in the election of 1800.
Bloomberg says things that can’t be said in polite company. Maybe voters don’t mind as much as elites do.
Foreign policy became a key divide between Federalists and the emerging Jeffersonian Republicans, all the more so as Britain and France escalated a rolling series of continental wars.
No Founding Father thought more deeply about the presidency than Alexander Hamilton.
Sir Roger Vernon Scruton, age 75, died yesterday after a bout with cancer. Requiescat in pace.