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Nicholas Grossman

Nicholas Grossman is a political science professor at the University of Illinois and senior editor of Arc Digital. Follow him on Twitter @ngrossman81.

Articles by Nicholas Grossman (page 1)

February 12, 2024 4:55 am

The Real Reason for All the Biden Age Talk

Lopsided dynamics for Republicans, Democrats, and the press.
Nicholas Grossman
January 11, 2024 3:11 am

The End of the Pretend Primary Is in Sight

On the CNN debate stage, a slapfight for second place.
Nicholas Grossman
December 14, 2023 3:51 am

Stopping Trump Is Also an Opportunity to Renew Democracy

Next year is about more than defeating a wannabe dictator—it’s also a chance for a grand reaffirmation of democracy.
Nicholas Grossman
October 7, 2023 2:10 am

Blaming Democrats for McCarthy’s Fall Is Bullshit

It’s a tendentious, historically ignorant argument. Why insulate Republicans from the consequences of their actions?
Nicholas Grossman
September 28, 2023 2:22 am

In Trump’s Shadow, a Meaningless Debate

They squabbled about policy and interrupted one another, but the Republican presidential candidates had little to say about the guy…
Nicholas Grossman
August 24, 2023 2:15 am

Big Issues. Little Candidates.

In the Republican debate, disappointingly unserious responses to serious questions about Ukraine and climate change.
Nicholas Grossman
August 14, 2023 5:32 am

The Media Still Doesn’t Get Biden Voters

And barely even tries.
Nicholas Grossman
April 24, 2023 5:31 am

Why the Anti-Anti-Trumpers Need Ron DeSantis

His getting the 2024 GOP nomination would, they hope, validate their actions—and their inaction—since 2016.
Nicholas Grossman
March 27, 2023 5:30 am

Trump and the Violence Next Time

How seriously should we take the ex-president’s dark warnings about the consequences of indicting him?
Nicholas Grossman
May 17, 2022 5:30 am

“Free Speech” Ought to Mean More than Mocking Trans People

Elon Musk, social media content moderation, and a culture of free speech.
Nicholas Grossman