political parties

Miyares Unbridled

Editors’ Note: Cross-posted from The Washington Post, January 19, 2022. By Justin Jouvenal Virginia’s new Attorney General Jason S. Miyares has already launched a probe of a state parole board he feels failed crime victims, fired several employees, including in… Read More ›

Red Fish, Blue Fish

Acceptable definitions of the term red herring tend to be consistent and provide the following: A reference that misleads or distracts from a relevant or important question asserting a logical fallacy or an insinuation that leads toward a false conclusion…. Read More ›

Redistricting Postmortem

The Virginia Supreme Court announced the conclusion of its consideration of redistricting maps for the Commonwealth, terminating an unsuccessful episode of political cartography by the Virginia Redistricting Commission. Thus, the state may now enjoy (or curse) the judiciary’s result for… Read More ›

DISHONOR ROLL — LEST WE FORGET

On January 6, 2021, and into the early morning of the next day, members of Congress had the Constitutional duty to affirm the Electoral College results from all US jurisdictions. A band of 147 Republican members of Congress voted to… Read More ›

Interview With a Nullifier

This article is almost fiction. On the other hand, in reality, it reflects both concerns about the nation’s electoral process and the duty of elected House representatives. Readers may imagine the interviewee to be any one of the 138 GOP… Read More ›