In the U.S. two-party system, there’s no easy route to the ballot for a candidate from the abandoned middle.
A legal review is supposed to ascertain whether there are any manifest violations of state law. Brnovich has gone way beyond that.
As a result of the court’s actions, Arizona now has income tax rates not approved by any democratic process. Not by voters. Not by the Arizona Legislature.
Overpromising what state action, such as Ducey’s Border Strike Force, can do distracts from the real issues, both substantively and politically.
Reorienting supply chains away from countries that pose geopolitical risk is an intriguing concept, but the details would be difficult.
Ducey’s management of Covid-19 reveals that the state’s emergency powers laws need an overhaul.
It’s fair for Republicans to use immigration as an issue against Biden and Democrats. But misusing a public health measure for immigration control shouldn’t be part of it.
Contrary to claims, the court never said that Arizona couldn’t enforce its state law requiring proof of citizenship for new registrants.
Brnovich has stood tall on one point of principle: defending state laws against legal challenges. Not anymore.
The Russia-China authoritarian alliance shrinks the purportedly necessary trade-off between our interests and our values.