David Atkins

Opposition to Barrett Is Not Anti-Catholic. It’s Anti-Extremist and Anti-Fundamentalist.

Even before President Trump had officially announced his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, conservatives already had their talking points in order: all opposition to the nominee would be cast as “anti-Catholic” bigotry. Conservative columnists were already proclaiming that anti-Catholic bias from the left would doom Democrats in the next election. In… Read more »

Trump Isn’t Trying to Win. Cheating Is All He Has Left.

The 2020 presidential election is historically unprecedented for many reasons: polarization unprecedented in the modern era, a pandemic preventing many traditional forms of politicking, and an 11th hour Supreme Court fight, just to name a few. But one of the most remarkable features of this election is that the incumbent president is trailing substantially by… Read more »