The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Conservatism: Trump and Beyond | Intercollegiate Studies Institute: Educating for Liberty

Some events sweep self-comforting old beliefs into the dustbin and expose yesterday’s men to ridicule. Just such an event was the election of Donald Trump. Yet even now conservative thinkers seem none the wiser. Their frozen-fixed principles remain unchanged, and they gauge Trump according to how well he comports with them. Even Trump’s supporters, for the most part, have failed to understand just what explains Trump’s victory and the revolution in conservative thought behind it.


F.H. Buckley.

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I suppose that referring to Trump as conservative is no dafter than referring to a bunch of neo-Nazis and other socialists as liberals.

Posted by: dearieme | Nov 5, 2018 2:21:37 AM