James Poulos

The Week / The Federalist

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Columnist at The Week and a senior contributor to The Federalist, a web magazine focused on politics, policy and culture, with a conservative take on social issues

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The French historian and aristocrat Alex de Tocqueville famously came to America and wrote a book about early American life and how the nation embodied electoral evolution.

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