For too long this website has avoided talking about the most talked about political race in the country. With the contest culminating tomorrow, however, it’s time. In 24 hours, voting will open in Alabama’s Senate election, pitting Democratic nominee Doug Jones against Republican nominee Roy Moore. Polling is tight and volatile. It’s shocking that the… Read More Presidential Politics For Alabama
Part 1: An Overview of the Electoral College Part 2: The Case Against the Electoral College After reading Part 2, you’d be forgiven for wanting to abolish the undemocratic Electoral College. You might even be wondering what America’s founding fathers were thinking when they created it. I’ll get into their thought process and some of… Read More PPFA Evaluates the Electoral College (Part 3)
On Monday, Part 1 of this miniseries offered an overview of the Electoral College. Between the one-year anniversary of President Trump’s electoral victory and Professor Lawrence Lessig’s budding lawsuit against our method of choosing the president, it felt like a great time for PPFA to get into it. I finished Part 1 with a question:… Read More PPFA Evaluates the Electoral College (Part 2)
Harvard professor and former presidential candidate Lawrence Lessig, about whom PPFA wrote a piece two years ago, has an idea. The Electoral College, he says, is outdated, undemocratic, and it needs changes. And he’s preparing a lawsuit to make it happen. Is he right? Is this a noble quest? Should the Electoral College be replaced, or at… Read More PPFA Evaluates the Electoral College (Part 1)
President Trump’s approval rating has steadily fallen throughout his presidency. According to Real Clear Politics, which charts all major presidential polling, his first few weeks as commander-in-chief saw Trump bobbing above water as often as he sank below it: Since then, of course, those numbers have grown increasingly bleak. Trump has had a net-negative approval… Read More The President’s Poor Polling
Only 72 hours after Presidential Politics for America wondered about a future conservative realignment behind Vice President Mike Pence, The New York Times proposed that Pence might be actively positioning himself in front of that realignment. Just a few hours after that, Pence rejected the idea as “disgusting and offensive,” presumably adding the article to an extensive… Read More Is Mike Pence Running for President in 2020?
Today, Presidential Politics for America covers: President Trump’s continued support from his voters His controversial decision on transgender American soldiers His perpetual war with the media and Hillary Clinton The decision to replace his Chief of Staff The potential effects of his ongoing struggles as POTUS Brace yourself, liberals: 88 percent of President Trump’s voters… Read More It’s All About That Base