David Schultz

David Schultz is a professor of political science at Hamline University. He is the author of Presidential Swing States:  Why Only Ten Matter.

The Supreme Court and the Abuse of History: Rights Will Always Lose

The Second Amendment is No Bar to Gun Regulation

American Politics and the Lost Art of Toleration

Dobbs, Roe, and the Myth of Supreme Court as a Defender of Individual Rights

War, Generations, and Historical Memory

What the US Does Not Understand About Russia

The Supreme Court, Abortion, and the New Dred Scott

Anti-Intellectualism and the US Left

The Supreme Court and the Coming End of Abortion Rights

Governors Should be Held Criminally Responsible for Ignoring Covid-19  

The Lesson of Afghanistan is the Lesson of Vietnam We Forgot

The Super Rich are Different …They Don’t Pay Taxes

Georgia, Voting Rights, and the Second Great Disenfranchisement in America

The Truth about Filibusters: They Don’t Protect Minority Rights, They Don’t Promote Legislating

The Senate Trial of Trump Won’t Get Anyone Vaccinated Prevent Future George Floyds

Trump and a Republic That We Could not Keep

Trump’s Legal Team is Giving Up—Because Ethically They Have to

Amy Coney Barrett, Constitutional Precedent, and the Problem of Originalism

Democratic Dangers and Election Law Porn

COVID-19 and the Nakedness of the Corporate University

When It Comes to Trump v. Biden Yoga Berra is Right: It Ain’t Over Till it’s Over

Young Man Trump: Or the Portrait of a President as a Young Man

The Killing of George Floyd and the Final Fracturing of the Democratic Party, Labor, and Civil Rights Coalition

Trump isn’t the Pope and This Ain’t the Middle Ages

The Anatomy of a Failing University

The Covid-19 Bailout: Another Failed Opportunity at Structural Change

What If They Held a Revolution and No One Came?

Bernie Sanders and the Revenge of the Superdelegates

It’s Not Just Trump:  Why the Next President Should Pledge to Weaken the Presidency

Trump, Democrats and the Lumpenproletariat Problem

The 2020 Elections and the  Coming of the Post Baby Boomer Era of American Politics

The Democratic Party’s Missing Electoral College Game Plan

The 2020 Democratic Impeachment Strategy and Why it Makes Sense Now

The New Politics of the White (Supremacist) Evangelical Republican Party

The Intellectual Origins of the Trump Presidency and the Construction of Contemporary American Politics

The Mueller Report: Trump Too Inept to Obstruct Justice

Trump v. Omar: The Psychology of Fear, Prejudice and Ignorance in American Politics

What is Democratic Socialism and Does America Need to be “Protected” from  Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez ?

What Minnesota Can Teach America About Avoiding Future Government Shutdowns

Trump vs the Constitution: Why He Cannot Invoke the Emergencies Act to Build a Wall

Tax the Rich?  History Proves Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez May be Correct

Democrats vs. Trump: Why Status Quo Ante and Obamaism are Not Enough

Stacking the Deck Against Democracy in Wisconsin

Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court, and the End of Legal Neutrality

Is Trump Proving That the System Actually Works?

Can a Sitting US President Be Indicted for a Crime?  Why the Framers Intent is Irrelevant to Answering this Question

Is Giuliani Correct? Is Truth Not Truth?

Race, the Constitution, and Police Use of Force

You Don’t Have to Overrule Roe to Overrule Roe

Justice Kennedy and the Myth of the Legal Neutrality