It’s been well over two months since I last posted here—and that wasn’t by design. My day job has been keeping me unexpectedly busy while national events have moved so rapidly that a brief post here or there wouldn’t have … Read More
As the unexpected turns of 2016 give way to the unpredictability of 2017, I’d like to take a moment and send my wishes for a healthy and fulfilling year ahead. I haven’t posted much in the last month and most … Read More
This was supposed to be the campaign’s quiet period. When I left on vacation two weeks ago, the presidential contest was close and the volatility of the Republican nominee was on full display. I return to a campaign marked by … Read More
With the conventions behind us, Wolves and Sheep will be taking a break for summer vacation during what is usually the slowest period of the presidential campaign. Over the past few days we have started to get a sense of where the … Read More
If you are enjoying the commentary on Wolves and Sheep, I invite you to check out my new book Next Generation Netroots: Realignment and the Rise of the Internet Left, co-authored with Chris Bowers of Daily Kos and just published by Routledge. … Read More
Every year in mid-May, I have the opportunity to take a group of undergraduates from my home institution, Villanova University, to Washington, DC for a three-week program where they get to meet high-level policymakers and explore the political process from the … Read More
My newest book, Next Generation Netroots: Realignment and the Rise of the Internet Left, was published this past week by Routledge. For those who may be interested, I will have purchasing information shortly—so please stay tuned.
For those of you who live in Philadelphia, I will be on Radio Times on WHYY/91FM this morning at 10 am as part of a panel discussing yesterday’s Super Tuesday results. UPDATE: You can listen to the broadcast here.
So much political analysis is shaped in the echo chambers of Washington and New York, and while it may be conventional it frequently lacks wisdom. Just think about how many times you’ve heard well-regarded analysts proclaim with certainty that something was impossible, only to … Read More