Can Demagoguery be Good Sometimes? A Republican Defense of Trump

Bernard J. Dobski, Jr. is a Professor of Political Science at Assumption University in Worcester, MA where he teaches classes on political philosophy, American foreign policy, and international relations. He has published on classical political philosophy, Shakespeare and is currently … Continue reading Can Demagoguery be Good Sometimes? A Republican Defense of Trump

Normalizing the Abnormal: American Constitutionalism and the Routinization of Emergency

Ben Peterson is an assistant professor of political science at Abilene Christian University.  The United States is in a state of emergency—several in fact. As of this writing, the country is in a state of emergency with respect to 41 … Continue reading Normalizing the Abnormal: American Constitutionalism and the Routinization of Emergency

“Sleepy Joe” and the Need for Executive Energy

Benjamin A. Kleinerman is the R.W. Morrison Professor of Political Science at Baylor University. He is the Editor of The Constitutionalist.  “Energy in the executive is the leading character in the definition of good government.”—Alexander Hamilton, Federalist #70 It is not partisan … Continue reading “Sleepy Joe” and the Need for Executive Energy