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Chris Truax

Chris Truax is an appellate lawyer in San Diego and the CEO of, the first system designed to deter foreign interference in American social media. He is a member of the Guardrails of Democracy Project.

Articles by Chris Truax (page 1)

January 19, 2022 5:11 am

Here’s How We Fix the Electoral Count Act

Read Part 1: “The Electoral Count Act Is a Zero-Day Exploit Waiting to Happen.” Read Part 2: “The…
Chris Truax
January 18, 2022 5:09 am

The Crazy, and True, Story of How America Got the Electoral Count Act

Hayes, Tilden, and the most dangerous election in American history.
Chris Truax
January 17, 2022 5:06 am

The Electoral Count Act Is a Zero-Day Exploit Waiting to Happen

You shouldn’t be electing a president on the honor system.
Chris Truax
December 7, 2021 5:19 am

In Defense—God Help Us—of Lauren Boebert

Censure her. Or get voters to defeat her. Don't take away her committee assignments.
Chris Truax
October 29, 2021 5:05 am

Truth Social Violated Mastodon’s License; Trump’s Entire Platform Might Now Be DOA

Mar-a-Lago, we have a problem.
Chris Truax
October 14, 2021 8:35 am

Why Trump’s Executive Privilege Claim for January 6 Can’t Hold Up in Court

Privileges are are always narrowly defined and hedged with exceptions.
Chris Truax
September 23, 2021 4:53 am

Nicki Minaj and the Death of Responsibility

All dunking aside, the my-cousin’s-friend’s-swollen-balls thing was really bad.
Chris Truax
August 5, 2021 4:54 am

The Anti-Vaxx Herp Derp

As it’s become increasingly clear that the obstacle to ending the pandemic is now people flat-out refusing to get vaccinated,…
Chris Truax
February 11, 2021 5:07 am

Donald Trump Isn’t on Trial. The Republican Party Is.

We know Trump is guilty. We don’t know (yet) whether the Republican party can be saved.
Chris Truax
January 28, 2021 5:30 am

GOP Senators’ Bogus Arguments Against Trying and Convicting Trump

Precedent and prudence are not on their side.
Chris Truax