Our faith cannot lie with the imagined resilience of our system of government, but it must reside with our commitment to get involved and speak out. History doesn’t bend on its own. It requires constant, unrelenting, and robust tugging on its stubborn shaft. That duty now rests in our hands. At a time where our politics hits a new nadir every day, the need of a culture of political activism and discussion on our campus has never been more important.
A Tempered Harpoon is a column on American Politics written by the ’18-’19 Editor in Chief, Chris Park (’19). – Ed. At the end of one’s tenure, a politician is measured by how well (s)he reconciles the inherent discrepancy between […]
Let’s say North Korea suddenly launches a nuclear attack on Hawaii. Can the President be a leading icon behind which 300 million Americans can unite to collectively join the fight in defending the United States?
There is an inherent difference between taking someone seriously and believing that person completely without casting any doubt. Perhaps it is with the same spirit that we should look at the allegations surrounding Senator Franken—and for that matter, any allegation of such kind.
Trumpublicanism has become an overwhelmingly popular political principle of the conservative America. The Republican Party is moving to where Trump, along with Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller, awaits hand in hand with candidates like Judge Roy Moore. We bid adieu to the bygone era of Goldwater conservatism that galvanized the nation in the late 20th century.