America’s Crisis of Political Legitimacy

By |2014-03-31T17:11:36-05:00September 6th, 2012|Categories: American Republic, Government|

 The Founders were right to posit that a breakdown of the limits of government would cause a breakdown of consent. Only 22 percent of likely voters say the current government has the consent of the governed. Across many decades, my mind’s eye sees Professor Samuel Beer pacing the lecture hall stage at Harvard, talking about [...]