Jack Butler
Jack Butler

Jack Butler, a 2015 graduate of Hillsdale College, is a research assistant at the American Enterprise Institute. The views in his writing here are his own and not those of AEI.

White House Trek 2016: The Wrath Of Trump

In many ways, the 2016 presidential campaign eerily resembles ‘Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.’

4 Ways Donald Trump Doesn’t Live Up To Machiavelli

Donald Trump’s campaign so far has proven him an imperfect student of Niccolo Machiavelli, that sixteenth-century theorist about the art of power.

Think We Can Say Goodbye To Obama In 2017? Think Again

Once he leaves office, President Obama’s time in the public spotlight will only have just begun.

Why The Internet Cannot Defeat ISIS

Neither hacker attacks from Anonymous nor Donald Trump shutting down the Internet can ultimately ensure ISIS’s demise.

Trump Needs To Reread His Machiavelli

Renaissance politico Niccolo Machiavelli advised rulers to not delegate decisions to advisers, the way Donald Trump says he will.

Bernie Sanders: The Principled Conservative For 2016

Take a look at presidential candidate and democratic socialist Bernie Sanders’s surprisingly right-wing stances.