Archive for April, 2020

The Sources of Denialism

There used to be a time when non-negligible numbers of Republican politicians recognized the reality of climate change and the need for public policy to combat it.  That time is long past.  Today it’s very hard to find a Republican ...

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Democracy wins in Wisconsin

The Democratic challenger has defeated the incumbent Republican in an election for a seat on the Wisconsin State. Supreme Court.  This is big, great news, and it has national significance, for two reasons. First, Wisconsin is a critical swing state, ...

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How vulnerable is Biden?

Eons ago, when it looked like there was still a contest for the Democratic presidential nomination, I tackled the question of whether Biden or Sanders would be the stronger candidate.  I concluded in favor of the former.  One reader, however, ...

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