State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment these days. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever candidates and local notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in this century of increasing partisan polarization and straight-ticket voting, local special elections are a proxy for opinions on national issues.
Influential podcaster Joe Rogan says that Donald Trump is the likely next U.S. president in a potential rematch with “decaying” President Joe Biden. VP Kamala Harris doesn’t stand much of a chance against Trump either if she becomes the Democrat nominee, according to Rogan.
A recently translated book by French theologian Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, 'Thomistic Common Sense,' argues that modernity has made a lot of life's basic questions more complicated than they need to be.