Opening

Thinking About “Thinking About Trump”

Two years in, a second look.

Response
6:18

The Era of Conservative Torpor is Over

American Greatness and the Claremont Institute are leading a renaissance on the Right.

Response

Hard American Pride

Hard and Soft: Competing against the administrative state.

Response

In Search of Populism

In Search of Populism: The ruling class ignored the people; the people struck back.

Response

“Bad Men” and the “Better Angels of Our Nature”

The substance of Trump's Constitutional vices.

Response

Trump’s Manliness

Breaking Bad: The kindler, gentler days are over.

Response
4:26

Manly or Moronic?

Breaking Bad: What David Azerrad Gets Wrong about Trump and Manliness.

Response
5:51

The Breaking Of The Never Trump Mind

Kesler's "Thinking About Trump" essay explained then why the NeverTrump right is finished now.

Feature

Opening

Thinking About “Thinking About Trump”

In “Thinking About Trump,” published in the Spring 2018 issue of the Claremont Review of Books, Editor and Claremont Institute Senior Fellow Charles Kesler suggested that “American progressives and the conservative Never Trumpers are no closer to understanding the man and the political situation he’s helped to create than they ever were. If we wish…