February 18, 2020
Commentary

A “Perfect” Impeachment Acquittal?

There was an intellectually defensible, even honorable, way to acquit President Trump without whitewashing his behavior or holding the door open to further abuse. For whatever reason, too few GOP senators chose that path.

The Bulwark
December 20, 2019
Commentary

Don’t Freak out About Impeachment

Somehow we’ve decided that the one job in America where you have to commit a felony to get fired is the one where you also control nuclear weapons. Given the damage an unfit president can do, shouldn’t it be easier to get rid of one?

Reason
June 29, 2018
Commentary

Chief Executive Exit

Whether they quite intended to or not, the Framers made it extraordinarily hard to remove a president. Yet our political culture makes it harder still by conjuring up specters of wounded democracy and constitutional collapse.
The Weekly Standard