2016 Election

Utah and the Conservative Schism

Utah and the Conservative Schism

By Maggie Beazer '20

Though McMullin’s stint as presidential underdog is over, his relative third-party success has intriguing ramifications for the future of American politics... As the current Republican Party turns ever more radical, the more centrist “Utah Republican” voters that feel alienated could be swayed away from their traditional ticket – something for moderate Democrats to keep in mind as their party undergoes its own fragmentation.

Selling Out With Dignity: How a Bernie Bro Learned to Love Hillary

Selling Out With Dignity: How a Bernie Bro Learned to Love Hillary

By Alexander Zhang '20

Coming to that realization has allowed me to refocus on the fact that Hillary Clinton, along with all her flaws, is a candidate capable of growth. That’s a significant step towards the type of systemic reform Bernie Sanders stood for, and that’s enough to recapture my faith in a party I had once nearly forsaken.