Select Commentaries

  1. No, Joe Manchin, Eliminating the Filibuster Won’t Lead to “Serious Problems”. Truthout. April 30, 2021.
  1. Endorsed by Trump Allies, Disgraced Former Missouri Governor Will Run for Senate. Truthout. April 11, 2021.
  1. No, Mitch McConnell, the Filibuster Isn’t Necessary to Protect Democracy. Truthout. April 1, 2021.
  1. Most US states don’t have a filibuster – nor do many democratic countries. The Conversation. March 2, 2021.
  1. Will Merrick Garland, Joe Biden’s pick for attorney general, be independent in that role? History says it’s unlikely. The Conversation. January 22, 2021.
  1. What does the vice president do? The Conversation. January 19, 2021.
  1. States Should Lead the Effort to Reform the Electoral College. Route Fifty. January 5, 2021.
  1. No, Trump Isn’t Following Stacey Abrams’s “Playbook” in His Refusal to Concede. Truthout. December 12, 2020.
  1. Biden’s Special Counsel Problem. Government Executive. December 8, 2020.
  1. A brief history of Georgia’s runoff voting – and its racist roots. The Conversation. November 23, 2020.
  1. Barr’s Election Memo Shows Perils of an AG Subordinate to the President. Government Executive. November 10, 2020.
  1. The lesser of two evils and the future of democracy. Columbia Missourian. September 30, 2020.
  1. The Justice Dept Must Clarify Who it Serves: The People or the President. Government Executive. September 24, 2020.
  1. Don’t waste your vote. Pick the lesser of two evils. Columbia Missourian. September 23, 2020.
  1. Should the president pick the attorney general? The Conversation. June 26, 2020.
  1. What could replace the Electoral College? The Conversation. May 20, 2020.