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‘Landslide Lyndon’: Robert Caro’s accounts of a president with a penchant for showmanship and voter fraud

“Years of Lyndon Johnson” — is not only one of the most stylishly written accounts of a modern U.S. election but is also an electrifying thriller. COURTESY OF AMAZON
October 29, 2020
“Years of Lyndon Johnson” is not only one of the most stylishly written accounts of a modern U.S. election but is also an electrifying thriller. 

Middlebury voting guide

February 27, 2020
This voting guide answers typical questions about the primary process and voting in Middlebury.

When voting in Vermont, don’t half-ass it

When voting in Vermont, don’t half-ass it
February 27, 2020
Not all college students have an easy time voting in their school’s state. In Vermont, we’re lucky.

Let’s not sit this one out

February 27, 2020
It is a widely-held belief that the measure of a democracy is its ability to ensure free and fair elections for its people.

What we talk about when we talk about guns

November 7, 2019
Conversations surrounding gun control can feel like a dime a dozen. And while it is important to have those difficult conversations, it is equally important to do so correctly.

Conservative op-ed columnist champions American exceptionalism

October 31, 2019
For many conservatives, President Donald Trump’s election in 2016 disrupted the country’s understanding of politics, conservatism and national identity. As a conservative op-ed columnist at The New York Times, Ross Douthat grapples with this disruption everyday.

At very least, read the news “Pass/Fail”

At very least, read the news “Pass/Fail”
October 10, 2019
New students, I’m sure you’ve noticed by now that this place has a unique ability to block out the rest of the world.

Polish Alumnus: Legutko ‘a ruthless politician that contributed to Poland’s downfall’

April 25, 2019
When I first saw that Mr. Legutko was invited to speak on campus, my reaction was not outrage. It was, quite honestly, a mere surprise.

A Response to Thomas

April 25, 2019

Dear Thomas, Thank you for your heartfelt and thoughtful letter. It’s always good to hear from you! I recall fondly your assistance in my research, as well as your excellent presentation to our...

Trump’s Recklessness Only Grows

January 17, 2019
Trump has moved away from facts and into pure rhetoric.

Wygmans Re-elected State’s Attorney After Two-Day Recount

Volunteers recounting ballots for the state’s attorney race.
November 29, 2018
A team of volunteers comes together to recount the ballots for Addison County's State Attorney.

Community Joins Nation to Rally for Mueller

Protestors gather on the Town Green.
November 15, 2018
Residents Support Mueller Inquiry.
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