on September 21, 2012
This man is not just academically qualified and politically experienced but very highly motivated on a social, public interest level. A while back he wrote a piece in, I think, the New Yorker, in the same vein as the book, and a critic commented that the article was just a set of unsubstantiated opinions, worthless. On the contrary, consider that this book of 400-odd pages contains about 100 pages of back-up, fine-font notes, consisting not only of his own writings but cross-references to studies, litigation and authoritative articles from all manner of sources. In my view it's a well-balanced approach to a very difficult, controversial subject which should be read and digested by anyone who makes any pretense of addressing the current US presidential election thoughtfully and intelligently, with a true national interest, call it the common good, in mind.