Was the 2016 election a one-time aberration, or was it symptomatic of decades of institutional political corruption?
The real principle at stake, and the one most threatened by a national popular vote, is the concept of federalism and a diffusion of power among the states.
Did the Obama administration spy on the Donald Trump campaign because it feared Russian hacking of the 2016 election? Or was it merely a smokescreen to cover up the real reason.
Amidst all the eruptions by and about James Comey, Michael Cohen, and Stormy Daniels, the president (or his administration) did four important things last week that old-style fusionist conservatives should applaud.
Even the best meteorologists in the world weren't able to predict the development and track of Hurricane Harvey until a few days before it hit.
If the actions of prominent Democrats in recent days are a demonstration of why they believe they should be elected—they deserve to lose every election for the foreseeable future.
Trump is in a virtual war with the mainstream global media, the entrenched so-called "deep state," the Democratic Party establishment, progressive activists, and many in the Republican Party as well.
What this process has done has virtually wiped out the Republican Party from even having a chance to win statewide elections.