The Rhythm and Lore of Electoral Behavior

What has been produced by political scholarship, On American electoral behavior, O’er the past 70 years? Map for me the electoral research, And tell me where ‘tis going, Where they shall steer…                                            The Field. I pray you have the time. All the time in the world. Then I’ll answer [with a poetic mural].  …

Ode to Lijphart and Democratic Dreams [political poetry]

                  Professor, I have learned that—that I am confused… Hello, my friend. Who was your muse?                   ‘Twas brainhand; rather, footemouth. No! Lijphart! ‘Tis a wise muse. How are you confused?                    For you told me that Democracy is engaged                    Behaviorally, attitutudinally, and constitutionally.                    But Lijphart…