Articles by Dave Gillespie

About Dave Gillespie (7 Articles)
Charles A. Dana Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, Presbyterian College. South Carolina Professor of the Year, 1993. Fulbright Professor, Estonia, 1997. Vice-President for Academic Affairs at Presbyterian College, 1997-2005. Taught occasionally at College of Charleston and The Citadel, 2006-2015. Author of two books on U.S. third parties and a book on the racially-motivated mass shooting at a black Charleston church.

It’s a Reality Show

February 15, 2016 // 5 Comments

J. David Gillespie — For a long time politicians have tried to make politics entertaining to the masses.  Roman rulers offered the plebs “bread and circuses.”  [...]