Topic: Presidency

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

Opinions

Reed ’21: Mueller, Trump, presidential authority

April 25, 2019 2 comments

Last week, when the Department of Justice released the partially redacted Mueller Report, liberals and conservatives alike rushed to claim vindication. The report was something of a Rorschach test of confirmation bias.

Rose ’19: Sen. Warren is myopic in foreign policy

Op-eds, Opinions

Rose ’19: Sen. Warren is myopic in foreign policy

January 22, 2019 0 comments

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has declared her candidacy for president. As the first name-brand politician to have officially launched a bid, she had an opportunity to set a thoughtful tone for the next two years of campaigning. I think she failed.

Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

Columns, Opinions

Bosis ’19: Abolish the presidency

December 5, 2018 1 comment

My favorite quote about American elections is from political scientist Alexis De Tocqueville, who in 1835 described our process of electing a president as “a time of national crisis.”