Dec 11

A cure to bitter partisanship: Following George Washington’s example

Posted 1 year, 4 months ago.


How would George Washington handle the partisan divide in Washington? Logan Beirne, the Olin Searle Scholar at Yale Law School, says our first president would lead by example.

Oct 22

Debt & democracy: Lessons from Washington and our Founders

Posted 1 year, 5 months ago.


Yale’s Logan Beirne looks at what George Washington would think about our staggering $16.2 trillion national debt as a central issue in the 2012 presidential election.

Sep 28

What would George do? An historical response to modern foreign entanglements

Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.


The recent tragedy at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya has reignited the debate over American involvement in the region. But how would have our first President, George Washington, handled the situation?