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Largely Imaginary Foes

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 … Continue reading

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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

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