About Greg Weiner

Greg Weiner, who teaches political science at Assumption College, is a former political consultant and the author of Madison’s Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule and the Tempo of American Politics. He is currently working on a book on the political thought of Daniel Patrick Moynihan.

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Posts by Greg Weiner:

Narcissistic Polity Disorder: Treating the Advanced Case

Liberté, Egalité, Non Merci

Posner’s Tyranny of Expertise

From a Parliament to Proconsuls

The War on Poverty Turns 50

Whither Surveillance if Terrorism Isn’t as Big a Risk as They Say?

Hard Data and Soft Despotism

NSA Surveillance, Retrospective Risk Analysis and the Terrorism Trump

Judicial Arrogance, and Ignorance, in Utah

Lashing Presidents to the Mast

The Standardized Test as Tocquevillian Device

Poverty and Inequality, Redux

Sire, the People Are Revolting!

Poverty, Inequality and Opportunity

Free Exercise, the Contraceptive Mandate and the Corporate Form

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Nuclear Option

Placing Separation of Powers in a Fix

Ending the (Actually) Longest War

Defining Socialism Down

The Difficulty of Defining Terrorism