In this November 2014 post on Mischiefs of Faction, I examine the midterm election. Presidential job approval rules our world, white Southern Democrats are a vanishing breed, and Duverger’s Law ain’t dead.
In June 2014, I posted this on Mischiefs of Faction, in the wake of Eric Cantor’s defeat. How does money influence politics in forms other than campaign finance?
In a May 2014 post on Mischiefs of Faction, I ask why people pursue the presidency when they have no realistic shot at becoming the nominee. Jonathan Bernstein had a good point responding to this item: we shouldn’t assume that candidates have the same assessment of their chances as we do.
In this Mischiefs of Faction post from January 2014, I speculate on how the debates over same-sex marriage, marijuana legalization, and the NSA will play out in the 2016 elections. I think my predictions have held up.