Book review: Our democracy, the authors argue, provides the tools to counter Trumpism and reform government. What the country needs is a sweeping re-energizing of American democracy like the New Deal or Great Society. It would start with reforming elections.
WHY THE RIGHT WENT WRONG: CONSERVATISM -- FROM GOLDWATER TO THE TEA PARTY AND BEYOND
By E.J. Dionne Jr.
Published by Simon & Schuster, 544 pages, $30
The godfather of American conservative politics, Bill Buckley, once mused, "I've spent my entire lifetime separating the right from the kooks."
Book Review: If Teddy Roosevelt were still around, he would be growling that it's time to pull up our socks and use our talents to create an American renaissance.
ACT OF CONGRESS: HOW AMERICA’S ESSENTIAL INSTITUTION WORKS, AND HOW IT DOESN’T
By Robert G. Kaiser
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, $27.95