David Atkins is a writer and research professional living in Santa Barbara. He is a contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal and president of The Pollux Group, a research and consulting firm specializing in politics and consumer technology.
It’s become popular these days to blame Trump’s rise on bigotry and racial animus alone, but that diagnosis misses the important role played by economic anxiety.David AtkinsNov 04, 2016
Donald Trump’s increasingly conspiracy-laden rhetoric is setting the stage for an unusually antagonistic relationship between congressional Republicans and a prospective President Clinton.David AtkinsOct 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s support from millennial voters has dropped sharply since August, a problem that she needs to address even more aggressively to hold onto this key bloc of voters.David AtkinsSep 23, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s instincts for incrementalism won’t get her far on the issue of climate change, given the urgency of the issue and the intransigence of Republicans on Capitol Hill.David AtkinsSep 12, 2016