The Intellectual Origins of the Trump Presidency and the Construction of Contemporary American Politics

by David Schultz CounterPunch ¬†edited by O Society June 23, 2019 It is foolish to think Trumpism and Trumpets are merely a product of personality. To believe that is to assume Donald Trump is sui generis, elected under unique circumstances and the politics and polices produced under him are tied to him. Believing that means … Continue reading The Intellectual Origins of the Trump Presidency and the Construction of Contemporary American Politics

Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory

Ever wonder why Trump promotes Brett Kavanaugh? Ever wonder why the identity politics of He Said v. She Said is played up so dramatically in this case? Make no mistake, rape is a serious issue. Yet what's going on with Kavanaugh's confirmation is more circus than serious... Why? What is the 91020 high school soap … Continue reading Kavanaugh and the Unitary Executive Theory