Jon N. Hall: March 2010 Archives

The New Electorate

Voting is so central to the American system that three of the last five amendments to our Constitution deal with voting (Amendments 23, 24 and 26). Amendment 26, for instance, extends the vote to eighteen year olds. But the American... Read More

Tolerating the Intolerable

What is a democracy without fair elections? Not a democracy, wouldn't you say? So why does America, the granddaddy of democracies, tolerate election systems that aren't free of fraud? Left-wing commentator Katrina vanden Heuvel tries to assure us: Talking loosely.. Read More

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