Tag Archives: Lee H. Hamilton

Op - Ed
March 22, 2017

In praise of pragmatism

By Lee H. Hamilton As you watch the healthcare proceedings on Capitol Hill, imagine what things might be like if we lived in more functional political times. In particular, what…

Op - Ed
December 28, 2016

Want to govern effectively, Mr. Trump?

By Lee H. Hamilton As Mario Cuomo said, politicians campaign in poetry but have to govern in prose. Now we have a president-elect who campaigned in tweets…but still will have…

Op - Ed
December 14, 2016

Why fake news is dangerous

By Lee H. Hamilton Franklin Roosevelt once said, “Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to choose wisely.” He was talking about why education matters in…

Op - Ed
November 9, 2016

Even voting is at issue in this election

By Lee H. Hamilton One of the more intriguing aspects of this unusual election year is the extent to which the underpinning of the election itself — voting — has…

Op - Ed
October 12, 2016

A sobering look beyond the election

By Lee H. Hamilton This campaign year has been full of twists and turns. We don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow, let alone on Nov. 8. So talking about…

Op - Ed
September 7, 2016

Social media’s challenge to democracy

By Lee H. Hamilton I’ve been involved in politics for the better part of a lifetime and have spoken at a lot of public meetings over the years. There’s one…

July 28, 2016

Where the election stands

By Lee H. Hamilton The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it’s a…