Christopher Hayes

Revolt of the CEOs

ears from now, historians will argue over the exact moment at which the Great Conservative Crack-up finally occurred, and theyll have no shortage of candidates. Was it December 21, 2004, with the appearance of the first poll that showed a majority of Americans believed the Iraq War to be a mistake? Or September 2, 2005,… Read more »

No Right Turn

Yet, as political scientists Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson argue convincingly in Off Center: The Republican Revolution and the Erosion of American Democracy, there are scant public opinion data to suggest that is so. They cite political scientist James Stimson, who’s been recording the “national mood” through a survey of over 200 questions for over… Read more »