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Partisanship

  1. racism
    In the Trump Era, Political Incorrectness on the RiseRacists appear to feel liberated to express themselves freely these days, and the partisan gap in racial perceptions has become very large.
  2. independents
    There Aren’t Many True Independents, and They Aren’t Into PoliticsMost self-identified independents lean heavily toward one party. Howard Schultz and others banking on some silent centrist force should take note.
  3. partisanship
    Maybe It’s Time for America to Split UpThe country is hopelessly split. So why not make it official and break up?
  4. the kavanaugh hearings
    Collins Falls in Line, Clinches Kavanaugh ConfirmationIn a speech that was both partisan and disingenuous, Susan Collins disappointed those who expected her to take a nonpartisan stand for women.
  5. select all
    Facebook Can’t Fix Itself Because It Doesn’t Want to Understand the ProblemFacebook won’t get better until it stops genuflecting for the right wing and starts thinking about politics in context.
  6. Senate Democrats Are Fighting Some Brutal Trends in the MidtermsIn November, they must overcome not just an adverse landscape, but a recent trend toward partisan consistency in Senate voting.
  7. Why Rural America Controls the Debates Over Guns and ImmigrationOur constitutional system gives disproportionate influence to the nonmetro areas that control the party controlling Washington.
  8. Governor Wolf Rejects a New GOP Gerrymandered Congressional Map for PennsylvaniaNow the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will draw its own map, using an independent redistricting expert.
  9. How the Indiana GOP Skewed Early Voting Opportunities to Benefit ThemselvesRepublicans block early voting opportunities in areas favoring Democrats, while expanding them on their own turf.
  10. Congress Is a Desert, Not a SwampWhile many people think Congress is enriching itself, it’s actually too poor in policy knowledge and resources to do much more than take orders.
  11. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Big Wisconsin Gerrymandering CaseIt is well established that states cannot draw district lines to disadvantage racial minorities. Political minorities have no such protection — yet.
  12. The Election Without Ticket-SplittersEverybody thought unpopular White House candidates would mean more cross-party voting. Not so.
  13. the national interest
    Lessons on Partisanship for LibertariansIf there’s one thing I’ve learned about ‘Reason’ magazine’s writers, it’s that they think I’m “partisan.”