Debating is the natural consequence of people having different political views in our society. The debates I am referring to take place around a single topic — gun control, illegal immigration, the Electoral College, you name it — and are contests of facts, not which “values” you possess. They take…


Increased polarization, where the public is splitting into all far-left Democrats and far-right Republicans (which I will refer to as “radical” or “extreme” for lack of a more neutral word), is probably the most consistent and important trend in politics in recent history. …


This post is partially reliant on my original post on the three factors that explain most of US Politics, especially where I talk about misrepresentation. Click here to read it.

Democrats care a lot about their Presidential candidate’s electability. And for good reason, too. Democrats don’t just need someone to…


This post will be based on my last post, which explained what I see to be the three factors that define almost all of U.S. politics. Click here to read it if you haven’t already.

The 2020 Democratic Primary is in full swing, with the first two debates now behind…


Political analysts have a hard job. Politics can seem quite unpredictable. We never quite know how Trump is going to react in any situation. Equally unpredictable is which Republicans in Congress will abandon Trump on any policy. And who is going to win the next election? …


The U.S. House of Representatives is one of the worst political chambers in the world. Perhaps the biggest problem with the chamber is gerrymandering, where politicians draw districts that benefit their own political party. In the House, that means whichever political party is in charge of a state government when…

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