In Which The Parties Are Remarkably Consistent

So there’s this new Republican plan in Pennsylvania under which the state would assign its electoral votes to presidential candidates based on which congressional district is won by each (which, of course, is what Maine and Nebraska already do). The net effect of this plan, of course, would be to increase the average number of…

How to Stop Pennsylvania from Mattering

by E.C. Gach I wrote recently about the difficulties associated with our anachronistic political institutions. The Constitution, and the division of powers between states and the federal government it lays out, while created by insightful and wise statesmen, is ultimately still the product of a special time and place, far removed from the nation’s present…