Ross Douthat argues in The New York Times that the cabinet and Congress should remove Trump from office. It’s a reckless argument for undermining democracy.
Charles Murray’s ‘Fishtown’ has some real grievances. It also has some real social problems. Populists don’t love talking about those, unless to blame elites.
It’s my humble opinion that New Yorkers, generally among our most highly educated, paradoxically understand among the least.
At Elizabethtown College, students are donning white puzzle piece pins as a means of (virtue) signaling penitence for our time’s original sin: whiteness.
No movie better captures the cultural zeitgeist of the America that exists outside of the so-called bubbles than ‘Hell or Highwater,’ even though it’s from a Scotsman.
A grand merger between conservatism and populism is a logical inevitability that will boost both the movement and, more importantly, the nation.
It’s been disappointing to hear and read depictions of what life is supposedly like in the ‘Rust Belt’ and what kind of people purportedly live and work here.
‘How wrong are these elites, at least as it relates to the rest of the country? Look for a moment at the most glaring foreign policy failures of the past 15 years.’
In this movie, J.K. Rowling once again shows her disdain for a media in cahoots with the elite.
Democrats looking to figure out what went wrong and how to recover would actually be well-advised, for once, to take a cue from “Saturday Night Live.”
The GOP will face the unsettling reality that they don’t have much of a mandate for pro-growth conservative policies, or indeed for any specific set of policies at all.
Real journalism is dangerous for elites, which is why we have so little of it.
By using power, money, and influence to silence dissenting speech, elites go beyond honest political debate and threaten the very nature of democracy.
Looking out on a valley in the Schwarzwald surrounded by posh European men with pants tight enough to ensure they could never procreate, my mind embraced Donald Trump.
Arthur Schlesinger Jr.’s successors today want to organize for power, and that requires creating conflict by lying to Americans.
Peering through the murk, what we see in our current political memes about globalism is a noisy celebration of half-truths and half-baked ideas.
The rise of Donald Trump has a lot to do with the failure of the elites. But as Alexis de Tocqueville noted, it also has a lot to do with envy.
Tim Carney and Ben Domenech debated Jennifer Rubin and Bret Stephens on the motion “Blame the elites for the Trump Phenomenon.”
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