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Articles by Theodore R. Johnson (page 2)

October 4, 2022 8:26 am

Herschel Walker Allegations: Will He Drop Out of the Race?

Will he try to tough out the firestorm of controversy arising from the new allegations that he paid for an…
Theodore R. Johnson
September 22, 2022 5:30 am

The Black Silent Majority

It has largely been discounted or ignored by the broader political class.
Theodore R. Johnson
August 30, 2022 5:30 am

How the American Dream Became a Political Cudgel

And how it makes it harder for us to have serious policy debates.
Theodore R. Johnson
August 19, 2022 5:30 am

Trump Acted as Though the Military Swore an Oath to Him Personally

Little surprise that so many of the scandals of his presidency and post-presidency involved the military and national security concerns.
Theodore R. Johnson
August 10, 2022 5:30 am

Tilting Our Politics Back Toward Democracy

What the old trope about the United States being “a republic, not a democracy” misses about the American system.
Theodore R. Johnson
July 25, 2022 5:30 am

Is the American Myth Unraveling?

Our creedal dedication to equality and democracy may be petering out. Or maybe it just needs more vigorous defending.
Theodore R. Johnson
July 21, 2022 5:23 am

What Bennie Thompson and Liz Cheney Have in Common

Both have bucked their party. But the parties responded very differently.
Theodore R. Johnson
June 28, 2022 5:30 am

From Mayor to President in 2024?

The next Democratic presidential nominee might emerge from the ranks of the nation’s local leaders.
Theodore R. Johnson
June 21, 2022 4:55 am

A Nation of Promise

Tracing a man through history, from enslaved child to American citizen to great-great-grandfather.
Theodore R. Johnson
June 16, 2022 5:27 am

The Real Story of the Politics of Juneteenth

Politicians took the easy way out for a day that’s about America doing the hard things.
Theodore R. Johnson