The hottest Partisanship Substack posts right now

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Steady 45343 implied HN points 23 Jan 24
  1. One man has fundamentally changed the political landscape and societal norms.
  2. He has impacted various aspects of life, from personal interactions to policies and climate change efforts.
  3. His influence has provoked divisions and challenges that require collective effort to address.
Bulwark+ 14976 implied HN points 15 Jan 24
  1. The media attempts to understand Trump voters but may not fully accept the truth about their motivations.
  2. Guardrails in democracy may not be enough to prevent certain actions of those seeking power.
  3. Google search influences web design, impacting user experience and content creation.
Bulwark+ 7075 implied HN points 24 Jan 24
  1. The Republican Party is facing challenges due to a significant portion of voters who do not align with Trump's base.
  2. There's a shifting focus from primary battles to the upcoming general election, where Trump may struggle with moderates and independents.
  3. Biden's reelection campaign could benefit from improving economic optimism among voters, resembling Obama's successful 2012 campaign.
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Bulwark+ 7488 implied HN points 19 Jan 24
  1. A report warns of destructive actions an authoritarian president could take in 2025, building on past behaviors.
  2. The report outlines potential actions, such as abusing pardons to incite violence and using federal power for political aims.
  3. The authors stress the importance of not underestimating the potential impact of a second term for Trump and the need for vigilance.
Popular Information 13718 implied HN points 02 Oct 23
  1. North Carolina Republicans have created a 'secret police force' through a legislative committee with extraordinary investigative powers.
  2. The new rules by North Carolina Republicans could potentially compromise privacy, attorney-client privilege, and accountability.
  3. Changes in public records laws in North Carolina give lawmakers more authority over what documents are considered public, raising concerns about transparency and accountability.
The Honest Broker Newsletter 1089 implied HN points 18 Mar 24
  1. One strategy in science partisanship is to associate opponents with unpopular political figures to discredit their views without engaging with the substance.
  2. Another strategy is to argue that certain debates are harmful to scientific goals, leading to avoiding critique that might impact funding or research opportunities.
  3. Partisanship in science can also involve associating legitimate arguments with totally unacceptable views, like labeling individuals with terms that discredit their opinions.
Striking 13 2316 implied HN points 09 Feb 24
  1. The House of Lords, despite being undemocratic, is effective in improving laws and providing scrutiny in ways the Commons can't.
  2. The lack of a majority in the Lords prevents the government from unchecked power, forcing better governance and encouraging consensus-building.
  3. Expertise in the Lords, particularly from crossbenchers, plays a key role in improving legislation and offering valuable insights, highlighting the importance of a balanced approach to democracy.
Sarah Kendzior’s Newsletter 5611 implied HN points 05 Nov 23
  1. The Biden administration's lack of accountability for past crimes, continuation of harmful policies, and complicity in various problematic actions is concerning.
  2. Both parties in the U.S. exhibit a form of elite criminal impunity, impacting policies and maintaining grave injustices.
  3. The importance of recognizing and standing against oppression, even in situations where voting or elections may not immediately address the underlying issues.
White Hot Harlots 239 implied HN points 22 Apr 24
  1. NPR has shifted towards being more aligned with the Democratic party rather than being more traditionally liberal in its coverage.
  2. Commercial networks may avoid certain topics due to financial interests, whereas NPR's funding model allows it to cover a wider range of issues without worrying about ratings.
  3. The dynamics and messaging within the Democratic party have changed, leading to NPR reflecting this shift by emphasizing identity issues and being less critical of establishment Democrats.
The Liberal Patriot 1729 implied HN points 31 Jan 24
  1. Many voters view politics negatively and feel disheartened by the current state of American politics.
  2. Engaging in non-political activities and discussions can provide a refreshing break from partisan divides.
  3. Reinvigorating democracy requires looking beyond partisan politics and working together in various civic roles to address societal challenges.
Striking 13 2136 implied HN points 05 Jan 24
  1. In politics, we need to move towards a quieter, less divisive approach that focuses on policies rather than group conflicts.
  2. The media dynamics have favored sensationalism and polarization, but a shift towards a more transactional government might change that.
  3. Journalists and commentators could face challenges as the political landscape shifts away from identity wars towards policy-driven governance.
Points And Figures 852 implied HN points 16 Feb 24
  1. The author criticizes mainstream media for lacking understanding in economic analysis, particularly in their coverage of immigration and its impact.
  2. The author argues against the notion that illegal immigrants bring economic benefits, highlighting the importance of considering opportunity costs and the true impact on wages.
  3. The author suggests a solution to the issue of illegal immigration by advocating for securing borders and deporting all illegal immigrants, emphasizing the potential cost savings in comparison to housing them.
Drezner’s World 1100 implied HN points 12 Jan 24
  1. Partisanship is important in politics but can become harmful if taken too far, leading to government dysfunction.
  2. Transparency and proper communication are essential in high-ranking government positions, like Secretary of Defense.
  3. Having a functioning opposition party is crucial for proper governance, as it ensures accountability and oversight.
The View from Rural Missouri by Jess Piper 756 implied HN points 01 Feb 24
  1. One-party dominance can lead to undemocratic behavior and chaos within a state.
  2. Extreme factions within political parties can obstruct progress and harm the interests of their constituents.
  3. Having nominees on every ballot gives voters choices and reduces the ability of political extremists to pass harmful laws.
Silver Bulletin 418 implied HN points 02 Mar 24
  1. Democrats should focus on swing voters rather than relying solely on turnout from their base for the 2024 election.
  2. The composition of the electorate has shifted, with Democrats losing their edge on party identification in many polls.
  3. Biden's challenge lies in retaining support from swing voters who are not necessarily loyal to the Democratic base for the upcoming election.
The Chris Hedges Report 266 implied HN points 17 Mar 24
  1. The Democratic Party failed to implement New Deal reforms to prevent Trump presidency and Christian fascism.
  2. Biden and the Democrats, alongside the Republicans, contributed to the erosion of the nation through deregulation and corporate servitude.
  3. Fear of Trump's return and Christian fascism is the last strategy Democrats hold, while ignoring and dismissing the economic challenges faced by the working class.
Points And Figures 612 implied HN points 29 Jan 24
  1. The political divide in 2024 is expected to escalate due to Democrats and Republicans each having different motives.
  2. Lack of trust and differing approaches on issues like immigration, education, health, free trade, and taxes contribute to the division.
  3. Advocacy for free markets as a way to restore trust, build consensus, and promote personal responsibility.
David Friedman’s Substack 251 implied HN points 15 Mar 24
  1. In online arguments, people often assume you're on one side or the other, leading to misconceptions about your beliefs.
  2. Political arguments during an election year are fueled by people fighting for their side, rather than interested in discussing ideas.
  3. The tendency to view the world in terms of 'us' vs 'them' contributes to the polarization and misinterpretation in online debates.
Richard Hanania's Newsletter 3876 implied HN points 03 May 23
  1. Trump's connection with Republican voters is personal and deep.
  2. DeSantis adopted conservative policies but lacked Trump's ability to entertain and dominate the Republican base.
  3. Trump's approach to media, handling of anti-vaxx sentiment, and focus on the 2020 election have solidified his influence over the conservative movement.
Public 554 implied HN points 29 Dec 23
  1. Maine's Secretary of State removed Trump from the state's 2024 primary ballot due to alleged involvement in the Capitol riot.
  2. There is disputed evidence on whether the Capitol incident was a coup attempt linked to Trump, according to some prosecutors and commentators.
  3. Nonprofit organizations are accused of using government ties and funding from sources like Soros to influence democracy.
Peter Navarro's Taking Back Trump's America 2338 implied HN points 01 Jun 23
  1. Kevin McCarthy's deal with President Joe Biden may trigger a potential vote to oust him as Speaker.
  2. The deal lacks guarantees for deficit reductions and neglects relief for America's fossil fuel producers.
  3. McCarthy's political sin was agreeing to kick the debt limit can past the 2024 elections, prioritizing his own fortunes over his Party.
Public 480 implied HN points 20 Dec 23
  1. Democrats were behind an effort to prevent Trump from running for president in Colorado based on insurrection claims.
  2. The argument that Trump is a unique threat to democracy lacks substantial evidence.
  3. The adversarial relationship between the media and Trump actually benefited democracy by ensuring scrutiny and accountability.
Peter Navarro's Taking Back Trump's America 2044 implied HN points 29 May 23
  1. Historians may see Kevin McCarthy's quick surrender to Biden as a footnote in history, not a turning point.
  2. Biden's spending may lead to both demand-pull and cost-push inflation, similar to the stagflation of the 1970s.
  3. McCarthy missed a chance to assert America's energy dominance and combat inflation by caving to Biden's spending plans.
Brad DeLong's Grasping Reality 215 implied HN points 10 Feb 24
  1. Don't prioritize 'vibes' over actual data - the economy is actually excellent compared to past years.
  2. Partisanship influences perceptions of the economy - Democrats more optimistic than Republicans.
  3. Journalists sometimes emphasize negative news, even when data shows a positive economic situation.
Silver Bulletin 679 implied HN points 01 Oct 23
  1. State partisanship and COVID vaccination rates strongly predict COVID death rates even after considering age.
  2. Simplicity in statistical analysis can help in avoiding overfitting models and focusing on robust, true facts.
  3. Vaccination rates are more predictive of COVID death rates than state partisanship once age is controlled for.