As we make the turn into a Trumpless 2021, Political Junkies is adding subscriber-only content Slightly less than a year ago, Political Junkie launched with a post about the Democratic presidential primary campaign. That post described the experience of politics from a campaign volunteer’s perspective. It was written in the first person plural because this newsletter was … More Here’s the Deal, Folks: A New Year’s Announcement
The day after Thanksgiving, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals pulled yet another rug out from under Donald Trump’s serial attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results. Judge Stephanos Bibas rejected the claims made in the campaign’s brief as specious and excoriated ongoing attempts to exclude legitimate votes from Pennsylvania’s final tallies. “Voters, not … More Yes, Democracy Can Survive Trump
This essay was previously published in 2018 at the archives site, Beyond Citation, created by Eileen Clancy and Steven Brier, CUNY Graduate Center. Before we delve into the LGBTQ digital resources of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and of the Sophia … More LGBTQ Archives at the Schlesinger and the Sophia Smith
And among other things, this is what they said: Potter’s brisk and well-informed account suggests that alternative media, by refocusing on truth-seeking and informed debate, can help solve many of the threats to American democracy that it has produced. Newshounds on both the right and the left will be encouraged. Needless to say, I am … More Publisher’s Weekly read my book…
…and this is what we said. Mine is the second one down.
Joe and Pete, I am looking at you. If Biden were a woman, even a woman with a stellar record (which Biden’s is not), he would already be gone given how garbled everything comes out. Pete’s style isn’t garbled, but he says absolutely nothing: Moderator: “What do you think about (this issue)?” Pete: “That … More On men who would no longer be Democratic candidates if they were women
…we continue to speculate about the next one. Because of my paragraph about the 2010’s in this Politico feature (12.27.19), I got a ring from CBSN, and did this interview yesterday. And yes, I am doing it in my living room on Skype.
…were already coalescing as the ball dropped in Times Square on New Year’s Eve 2008.” Sorry to end the year on a spirit of impending doom, but there you go: I tell it like it is, baby. I was one of the 23 historians in a Politico roundup (December 27 2019) imagining how the 2010s … More “The partisanship, and the populisms, that came to characterize the 2010s…