William A. Galston holds the Ezra K. Zilkha Chair in the Brookings Institution’s Governance Studies Program, where he serves as a Senior Fellow. He is a contributing editor and a member of the editorial board of The American Interest and writes a weekly column for the Wall Street Journal.
William A. Galston speaks with Jeffrey Gedmin and Charles Davidson to explain how the pandemic raises thorny questions about constitutional authorities and the rule of law—and why it’s essential that this year’s elections not be postponed.
The Obama Administration is a work in progress, and a fair-minded report card would feature far more incompletes than letter grades. Still, one may venture some interim judgments.On the positive side, the President has put in place a competent White House and Executive Branch, which seem to be functioning reasonably smoothly and with no more […]