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Interviews

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses whether Merrick Garland, 68, can shoulder the simultaneous DOJ weight of Russiagate, the Bidens, the border, the Capitol terrorism, etc.

Interviews

The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast: Georgia, No Peace I Find

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The Victor Davis Hanson Podcast
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the ramifications of the Georgia senate special elections, just how horribilis was the annus 2020, the sneaky ways used by college administrators to suppress politically incorrect professors, the achievements of Devin Nunes, and wrestling far above your weight class.

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Interviews

Larry Diamond: Stanford Scholars React To Capitol Hill Takeover

interview with Larry Diamondvia Stanford News
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Larry Diamond discusses the protests in Washington DC.

In the News

One Thing Is Clear In Georgia – Just Like The Rest Of The Country, It Is Deeply Divided

quoting Morris P. Fiorinavia The Globe and Mail
Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Election Day in Georgia turned out to be Groundhog Day – a virtual repeat of the November presidential race that was too close to call in a bitterly divided electorate.

In the News

Trump’s Electoral College Scheme Divides 2024 GOP Successors

quoting Lanhee J. Chenvia Hoover Daily Report
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

The 2024 Republican primary has begun — and the opening clash is over whether to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s election win.

Analysis and Commentary

A Vote At The Crossroads

by Thomas Sowellvia Creators Syndicate
Tuesday, January 5, 2021

What makes the special election vote in Georgia historic is not just the specific issues or the specific candidates for the Senate who are on the ballot. As a nation, we are at a crossroads in the history of America. And if we take the wrong road, we may never get back again.

Interviews

In Terms Of The Georgia Races, “There Importance Is Unparalleled”-Lanhee Chen

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Hugh Hewitt
Monday, January 4, 2021

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the importance of the Georgia senate races.

Analysis and Commentary

Victor Davis Hanson: Left-Wing Dems May Turn Against Biden After He Becomes President — Many Prefer Harris

by Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Saturday, December 26, 2020

Biden should hope that a rogue FBI does not conduct freelance investigations of him the way it did regarding Trump.

Interviews

John Yoo: Legal Battles Over Election Grind To Halt As Ga. Senate Runoffs Near

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the Georgia runoff as well as the fraud in the presidential election.

Analysis and Commentary

Polarised Elections Raise Economic Uncertainty

by Scott R. Baker, Aniket Baksy, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Jonathan Roddenvia VoxEu.org (Centre for Economic Policy Research)
Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Elections can cause economic uncertainty, especially when elections take place in a politically polarised context. This column studies how national election cycles in 23 countries influence economic policy uncertainty, as measured by the share of newspaper articles that discusses uncertainty and economic policy. Economic policy uncertainty clearly rises in the months leading up to national elections. 

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