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I Was Accused of Voter Fraud in North Carolina

December 21, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Just over three weeks after election day, I got a Google Alert. My name had appeared in the digital edition of my hometown’s daily newspaper. An […]

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Even Trump voters oppose Trump’s climate agenda.

December 21, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] The first post-election poll to delve into the policy views of self-identified Donald Trump voters finds broad support for climate action and clean energy. Fifty-five percent of people […]

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Trump’s Witch Hunts Are Having a Huge Chilling Effect

December 14, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] The questionnaire President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team sent to the Department of Energy arrived with little fanfare (neither Al Gore nor Kanye West were dispatched as […]

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After 2016, Can We Ever Trust the Polls Again?

December 14, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] In 1936, the Literary Digest conducted what was then one of the largest and most expensive polls of all time. With a sample size of nearly […]

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The Electoral College Should Do What It Wants

December 13, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] Even before major news outlets reported late last week that the Central Intelligence Agency now believes Russian cyberattacks during the U.S. election were intended to help […]

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The Year Nothing Mattered but Donald Trump

December 12, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] A lot happened this year. We are both cursed and blessed to live in interesting times, and the past twelve months have been packed with world-historical […]

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Trump’s Victory Was Not a Rejection of Liberalism

December 9, 2016

[ Originally published on this site as post ] There are a lot of potential takeaways from Donald Trump’s victory last month—that Americans have a high threshold for proto-fascism, for instance—but conservative columnist Michael Barone […]

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