Entries by Jason Matthews

MATTHEWS: It’s a hell of a way to pick a president

It began with the best of intentions. The voters – not the political bosses in the smoke-filled backrooms – would pick a party’s presidential nominee. And, for a time, it worked. Party voter and fundraising lists were the lifeblood of candidates’ campaigns. Candidates mostly hewed to the party’s policy lines. If there were any differences, […]