This system of voting for parties might sound strange, but it actually has a number of advantages over simple winner-take-all voting. It prevents gerrymandering... it promotes third parties... and leads to stronger political parties
Those districts are too big. During the ratification debates, some people actually argued that the House districts were too large given the power the federal government would have. I shudder at what they would say about districts 35 times bigger, especially when the number of representatives hasn’t changed in over a century.
If you actually want meaningful electoral reform and to fix the problems of voting in America, you need to shoot higher. We are going to discuss two of these ideas
This is because conservative is more than a party, a set of leaders, or even a collection of policies. It is an intellectual and ideological tradition, which in many ways transcends politics.
Fox bids goodbye to their X-Men universe with their second crack at the Dark Phoenix storyline. While this attempt fares better than their first, this time, the franchise comes up empty once again.
Obviously, I didn’t hit my goal. But now understanding the challenge I took on and how woefully unprepared I was for it; I am pleased with the race. And I’ll be back to try again, maybe in a few years, but this will not be the only marathon I ever run.
Yet Ahmari-ism doesn’t have a clear vision, and it amounts to little more than a persuasion that small-l liberalism needs to be expunged from conservatism. And if I have a choice between the firm yet gracious sensibility of David French or the belligerent persuasion of Sohrab Ahmari shooting for a destination unknown, that’s an easy choice.