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Laura K. Field

Laura K. Field is a senior fellow at the Niskanen Center and a scholar in residence at American University. Twitter: @lkatfield.

Articles by Laura K. Field (page 1)

August 10, 2023 5:16 am

John Eastman: The Dems Made Me Do It

The author of the “coup memos” says the 2020 “existential” stakes justified extreme action.
Laura K. Field
July 31, 2023 5:32 am

The Author of the ‘Coup Memos’ Sticks to His Story

As storms gather for John Eastman—with disbarment possible and prosecution, too—he’s clinging to his falsehoods and debunked theories.
Laura K. Field
August 25, 2022 5:30 am

Charles Kesler Sees the Light

The Claremont Institute’s intellectual impresario belatedly admits his colleague John Eastman gave Trump bad advice. Here’s what he still can’t…
Laura K. Field
April 21, 2022 5:30 am

The Decay at the Claremont Institute Continues

The Trumpy think tank’s right hand acts as though it doesn’t know what its far-right hand is doing.
Laura K. Field
January 18, 2022 5:30 am

Even as His Big Conspiracy Theory Crumbles, Darren Beattie’s Star Continues to Rise in Trump World

The creator of Revolver News was praised by Trump and fired by Biden in the same week.
Laura K. Field
November 4, 2021 5:30 am

The Limits of Liberal Science

Jonathan Rauch’s important new book largely neglects the ways in which science can pose a threat to liberal politics.
Laura K. Field
October 18, 2021 5:30 am

The Claremont Institute’s Bogus Censorship Charge

Its senior fellow John Eastman helped engineer Donald Trump’s plans for electoral chaos on Jan. 6. Now the think tank…
Laura K. Field
July 13, 2021 8:00 am

What the Hell Happened to the Claremont Institute?

How the once-distinguished conservative think tank plunged into Trumpism, illiberalism, and lying about the election.
Laura K. Field
January 11, 2021 3:07 pm

We’re in an Extraconstitutional Limbo

The president’s grasp of the reins of executive power has slipped. Other elected officials must bring us back within the…
Laura K. Field
November 23, 2020 5:30 am

The Centrist Rush to Blame the Left for the Closer-Than-Expected Election

Is it too much to ask moderates to stop playing into the hands of right-wing propagandists?
Laura K. Field