Tag Archives: Free Trade

Obsessive Paranoia

Everyone should have known that a Donald Trump was coming. Richard Hofstadter explained how such a person was inevitable in Anti-Intellectualism in American Life (1963) and in the essays collected in The Paranoid Style in American Politics (1964) which explored our curious distrust of people … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Inexperience and Alarming Bluster

America took a gamble with Donald Trump. The man never held political office before. His grasp of how our government (or any government) works is a few steps below rudimentary. He has no experience in foreign policy, other than with … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment