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Is Trump Really Smart? The Next Great Progressive President?
Professor of Economics at American University in Washington, DC.
Presidential candidate Donald Trump is depicted by his detractors as a buffoon, a bully, a liar, a bigot stoking fear and hatred, and if ever elected, a danger to the most fundamental values that underpin the nation.
Are the Republicans Crazy? No!
Professor Emerita, USC Marshall School; Author, 'The Secret Ha...
The Republicans have chosen not to be good, not to be fair, not to be rational in the common sense of these words. Since they can't win, their goal is to "win" by disallowing a win by the opposition and then to worry about explanations later.
Machiavelli and the Rough Realities of Power Politics
Award-Winning Author, Personal Coach, Intercultural Expert, Pu...
Although we may cringe from his descriptions and prescriptions, somehow we realize that this is how politics is conducted, whether by managers jousting for power and position in the corporate world or politicians seeking office.
Lessons From Machiavelli
Dr. Philip Neches
Chairman, Foundation Ventures LLC
Machiavelli was not the cynical toady for tyrants that seems to be his reputation. He was a small-r republican, who believed that a practical politician needs to combine principle and grit to accomplish anything, particularly anything great and lasting.
Republican Machiavellians: Scourge of Democrats -- For Tea Partiers, Not So Much
Author of "Political Keywords" and "The American Ideology"
Today's Republicans don't care how idiotic they look to reasonable people or how repellent their policies are. What matters is just that nothing turns out well for Democrats.
Dr. Rove Will See You Now, Gov. Palin
Clinton, Gore and Machiavelli
The only Democrat with the moral authority to tell super-delegates how they ought to proceed is Al Gore, which means it is now in his power either to help Hillary Clinton to the nomination or to crush her ambition once and for all.
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