Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

Jacob Sullum

During two decades in journalism Jacob Sullum has relentlessly skewered authoritarians of the left and the right, making the case for shrinking the realm of politics and expanding the realm of individual choice.

Read his weekly column here or check out hisĀ bio.

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Donald Trump's Costanza Defense: The President's Lawyers Argue that Abuse of Power Is Not Impeachable Unless It Breaks the Law Jan 22, 2020

"Was that wrong?" George Costanza asks in a 1991 episode of "Seinfeld" after his boss confronts him ... Read More

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War Worries Transcend Trump: Even the President's Buddies Understand the Threat Posed by the Unconstrained Use of Military Force Jan 15, 2020

Matt Gaetz's campaign website features press quotes describing the Florida Republican as "Trump's be... Read More

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Are We Experiencing a Nationwide 'Anti-Semitism Crisis'? Hate Crime Data Suggest That Claim Is Overblown Jan 08, 2020

"We're facing an anti-Semitism crisis, and not just in this city," New York Mayor Bill de Blasio dec... Read More

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Trump's Inartful Dodges: A Look Back at a Year of Presidential Blame Shifting Jan 01, 2020

During a policy retreat in September, Donald Trump attributed his signature orange hue, which seems ... Read More