We vote. And by exercising our very messy, glorious right to vote, we determine our future. It's a mess, yes. But it's a glorious mess. And it's what makes us all, together, Americans.
CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in The History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets.
Scheduled to occur just one week after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Northeast, will the American presidential election be able to go forward on time? ZDNet Government's David Gewirtz shares his analysis.
Let's put aside our differences and realize that hurricanes and earthquakes and tornadoes know not of political affiliation.
Every person who assumes the office of President deserves our support as Americans, simply because it's impossible to preserve, protect, and defend America without that support.
Technology and IT infrastructure policy discussion has been virtually absent from two campaigns that have relied heavily on technology and IT infrastructure to run their campaigns.
With the election only three weeks away, it's becoming clear that I'm going to need to pick a horse to ride really soon. ZDNet Government's David Gewirtz has been finding himself day-dreaming about the people he'd prefer to vote for, if he were given the chance.
Look, you're running dangerously close to ticking America off. It's this Huawei thing, believe it or not. You're starting to freak us out with all this sneaking around and spying on our computer gear.
We expect our presidents to be the best America has to offer, with the strength and determination of a Superman and a Batman in an emergency, the essential honorableness of Clark Kent, and the business acumen of Bruce Wayne. These guys. Not so much.
Live-tweeting can be an incredibly rewarding experience for both the tweet-host and the audience, but it's not suited to all types of events. In this article, political sports fan David Gewirtz explains why following the action tonight is more important than keeping up a running commentary.
On Friday, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, the former governor of Arizona, admitted she never, ever uses email. Should we be shocked?