Please, I'm Begging You—Stop Trying to Solve Polarization

Few topics are as often abused by pundits and political scientists as ideology—particularly as it relates to partisan polarization. Political scientists are uncharacteristically eager to problematize polarization and insinuate bold action to ameliorate—or at least avoid amplifying—polarization.

Vilifying the Victims of an Ineffectual State

Ron DeSantis speaking in 2017 | photo by Gage Skidmore In a painfully predictable turn of events, COVID-19 cases have begun to skyrocket in Florida, a few short weeks after state and local government began the process of (prematurely) rolling back public health safeguards.