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Richard Davis
Richard Davis is a professor of political science at Brigham Young University. Email: Richard_Davis@byu.edu

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The EU vote was not really about the EU. It was about frustration with the "chattering class." If U.S. voters define the November election as a referendum on the establishment, Hillary Clinton may be rejected b...
A cardinal difference between Donald Trump and Barry Goldwater is that partisanship is more intense today than it was in 1964 and the vast majority of Republicans who don’t like Trump will hold their nose...
Hillary Clinton’s victory reflects on how far we have come as a nation. It is a time to be grateful that women are beginning to receive the “voice and representation” they have long deserved. ...
In many ways, Hillary Clinton has lost and Bernie Sanders has won. How has that happened?
Young people, don’t hold a gloomy view of your own future. Your future is bright. Let me tell you why.
The Obama administration's draconian bathroom and locker room edict was wrong. But North Carolina state officials' reaction was also wrong. We need to find a balance rather than stand in partisan corners and fi...
The vice president holds specific responsibilities, including meeting regularly with the president, serving on the National Security Council, taking on campaigns such as reforming government or directing the wa...
The mantra of many Senate Republicans is that the next president should choose the nominee. But the president has done his job by nominating Garland.
Whether we have candidates who must beg others for cash or candidates who are woefully distant from the average American, our system is reinforcing the wrong values.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that Democrats who want to take back the governor’s chair will have to wait another four years for a candidate who doesn't reinforce stereotypes that undermine Democra...