The king of crash and burn

In the movie “Iron Man 2” (yes, superhero films are my guilty pleasure, so just bear with me) the villain, a rogue Russian scientist, informs the hero, Iron Man, of his theory on how easily he could be brought down: “If you could make God bleed, people will cease to believe in Him. There will […]

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The (un)Democratic Party’s nominating process

There are two prominent features of the Democratic Party’s presidential selection process that are thoroughly undemocratic and undermine faith in the party: superdelegates (which favor Hillary Clinton) and caucuses (which favor Bernie Sanders). As The New York Times editorial board explained: “Superdelegates are party bigwigs—712 Democratic leaders, legislators, governors and the like. They can vote […]

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