Patrick Allitt

andrew johnson

Lessons from the Johnson impeachment

23 December 2019 2:25 am

The first time Congress impeached a president was in 1868.  The president was Andrew Johnson, a man almost as surprising…

Is America headed for tyranny? It is when the other side's in charge...

23 August 2014 9:00 am

For the last 50 years Americans have been decrying the increase of presidential power whenever the party they oppose is…

America’s right still hates Hillary Clinton. And it still can’t stop her

8 February 2014 9:00 am

The American right hates Hillary Clinton as much as ever. But that doesn’t mean they know how to stop her