Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP reviews the idea of "deliberative democracy." Building on the book, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Two Gingrich Episodes
In 1987, A Democratic speaker slam-dunked House Republicans, who booed. Newt Gingrich voiced dissent.
In 1995, Newt Gingrich's book deal was up for debate. This time, Republicans had the upper hand and Democrats booed.