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Andy Schmookler

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A Global Counter to the Global Rise of Fascism

As America enters the Age of Trump, it is important to recognize that what’s happening is not just about Trump, and not just about...

Steve Martin, Carrie Fisher, and the Male Response to Female Beauty

In response to the news that Carrie Fisher had died, Steve Martin shared on Facebook the vivid memory of the impact Ms. Fisher had...

How Should the Media Cover Donald Trump?

This piece will be appearing in newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06) In both word and deed, Donald Trump is a most unusual political...

Explaining to Conservatives Why People Feel Devastated by Trump’s Election: A Crisis in the...

This piece will run in newspapers in my conservative congressional District (VA-06). Trump’s election to the presidency, while welcomed by some, was devastating news for...

The Electors’ Patriotic Duty is to Overturn The Results of the Presidential Election

Forgive the roughness and excessive length of the writing here. I would love to have a week to polish and tighten it up. But...

Critiquing Democratic Responses To the 2016 Election– Part II, “Oppose Trump on Everything” is...

II. The Idea that the Democrats Should Oppose Trump on Everything, Regardless In the weeks since the election, one major threat of response from liberal...

Critiquing Democratic Responses To the 2016 Election– Part I, The Problem Lies With Working-Class...

I. The Idea that the Problem Was the Democrats' Abandonment of the White Working Class OK. No doubt there's some truth to this. No doubt,...

Can “Good” People Support “Evil” Power?

In a comment on my piece, "Trump Voters: Should We Write Them Off or Try to Bring Them Back from the Dark Side," Lowell...

Is Trump En Route to Violating the Constitution?

This piece is running this week in newspapers in my conservative congressional District (VA-06). ************ On January 20, Donald Trump is scheduled to take the oath...

Trump Voters: Should We Write Them Off or Try to Bring Them Back from...

(This is the second installment of a discussion begun here.) The first installment of this two-part article argued that the election of Donald Trump demonstrates...
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