Announcement: I’ve resurrected my political blog and re-branded it as “Data-Driven Politics.” It has a new URL: https://dataoverdogma.wordpress.com/ Please give it a look! My most recent entry is a blog post analyzing the effectiveness of mask wearing at reducing the spread of COVID-19.
In a normal election, you’d think that a video of a Presidential candidate talking about sexual assault would fatal for the candidate’s campaign. But this election cycle has been anything but normal. So, with Trump’s campaign in crisis, I thought it would be interesting to maintain a roll call of which Republican Senators have said … Party Before Country? Which Republican Senators Still Support Trump
From “Late Night with Seth Meyers” I thought the GOP had always tried to position itself as THE party for veterans. In light of Trump’s bizarre and shameful attacks on Captain Khan (and his grieving parents), I have to believe that long-time GOP loyalists are experiencing massive cognitive dissonance, as they deal with conflicting desires … Off-Topic: Must Watch Video: #Trump Attacks the Khan Family: A Closer Look
All the presidential primary debates, primaries, and causes got me thinking about the U.S. Electoral College, which in turn got me thinking about changes I’d like to see made to the Constitution. 1. Eliminate Lifetime Supreme Court Appointments. See, for example, here. Instead, have Supreme Court justices get, say, 20-year terms after which they are ineligible … Off-Topic: A U.S. Constitutional Amendment Wish List