by | Oct 12, 2019

A solution to the deplorable situation in Washington may be found by recourse to a misunderstood national treasure: democracy. It is by now obvious even to tennis writers that something is rotten in our nation’s capital. Headlines evoke a “constitutional…

by | Sep 14, 2019

Everyone had that one annoying childhood friend who would spoil every game. When it was his turn to be “it,” for example, he’d gripe about it, make excuses, and complain that the rules were unfair. Of course, he was always…

by | Sep 3, 2019

The latest attempt by the Democrats to avoid the exigencies of the Electoral College is the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). They have been selling this scheme as a conservative compromise between progressives who would abolish the “obsolete” institution…

by | May 28, 2019

In case you haven’t been listening, we’re supposed to be in the middle of a constitutional crisis. That’s what Nancy Pelosi and Jerry Nadler are telling us, and it’s all because Donald Trump and Bill Barr are refusing to submit…

by | Apr 2, 2019

Article II of the Constitution mandates the Electoral College for electing our President. November Presidential elections are managed by States and are indirect elections in which Presidential Electors are elected to represent their state and vote for President. With the…

by | Mar 25, 2019

In the wake of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 loss to Donald Trump, we have been subjected to increasingly shrill calls from the left to abolish the Electoral College. Several Democratic presidential candidates, including Elizabeth Warren, have added their voices to this…

by | Mar 25, 2019

The Democrats competing for their party’s nomination next year can be identified in two ways. The first is that they are all vying to win the heart of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, author of the “Green New Deal,” which would ground…

by | Oct 17, 2018

They whine without end. At times one wonders whether the Democrats are a political party, a stomping grounds for urging people to stomp on opponents’ grounds, or a whinery. And when they whine, they never stop, no matter how often…

by | Sep 5, 2018

Watching the incessant virtue signaling by the Democrats about protecting the Constitution during the opening of the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearing reminded me of the time Hannibal Lecter teamed up with the FBI agent who arrested him to…

by | Nov 10, 2017

I still remember distinctly the feeling of awe as the election results rolled in on the evening of November 8th. The mood at the Republican watch party I was at in Virginia started off solemn and damper. Despite the long…

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