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John J. Pitney, Jr.

John J. Pitney, Jr. is the Roy P. Crocker Professor of American Politics at Claremont McKenna College.

He served as the acting director of the research department of the Republican National Committee from 1990-1991. He received a Ph.D. from Yale University and a B.A. in political science from Union College.

Articles by John J. Pitney, Jr.

Symbols Matter

Symbols Matter

Symbols, like the black shirts traditionally worn by fascist organizations and now being donned by the CMC campus protesters, matter. If the protesters are really serious about healing our community, they should avoid symbols that say the opposite.
Not a Hugger

Not a Hugger

Cheney Derangement Syndrome is threatening the mental health of the cultural and political Left.
Crushing One’s Enemies

Crushing One’s Enemies

Dating only from the 17th century, The Book of Five Rings is a Japanese work on the specifics of martial arts and swordsmanship.
Free 2020 Spring Issue

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