Mar-a-Lagorithmic Scale

Silver lining, nerds: Millions of us are learning about logarithmic scale.

To honor the exponential scale of Trumpian damage and the irony of the stupidest place in the world forcing us to get smarter, let’s rename it:

The Mar-a-Lagorithmic scale.

Author: Jed Shugerman

Legal historian at Fordham Law School, teaching Torts, Administrative Law, and Constitutional History. JD/PhD in History, Yale. Red Sox and Celtics fan, youth soccer coach. Author of "The People's Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America" (2012) on the rise of judicial elections in America. I filed an amicus brief in the Emoluments litigation against Trump along with a great team of historians. I'm working on "The Rise of the Prosecutor Politicians," a history of prosecutors and political ambition (a cause of mass incarceration), and "The Imaginary Unitary Executive," on the myths and history of presidential power in America.

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