Elites don’t exactly live like the characters they create, or buck the norms they outwardly oppose, as Tim Carney explains in ‘Alienated America.’
In the culture war, conservatives haven’t given up without a fight so much as they’ve been trampled underfoot.
America increasingly looks like a caste society, where wealth, education, marriage, and family are narrowly inherited.
America’s working class is being hurt, and it isn’t entirely their fault. The elites who made laws and welfare programs that are ruining their lives should bear responsibility for that.
The old New York dialect did not come from, nor is it owned by, mobsters, gangsters, and cheats, as the story inaccurately suggests.
To bring home a win, the White House and Congress need tax reform. To pass tax reform, they need to ensure middle-class families will meaningfully benefit.
‘Juggalos’ are fans of the white rap duo Insane Clown Posse. Their march on Washington has greater implications for religion and social class in America than many realize.
The last thing Middle America wants is to be lectured by television elites in their own living rooms. Will that be the new ‘Roseanne,’ or can it transcend that Hollywood habit?
Kid Rock starts out with an advantage in the Detroit area that no other Republican has ever enjoyed. He is a matchup nightmare for Debbie Stabenow and I promise you, she knows it.
Here’s a concrete example of what ‘skyrocketing premiums,’ ‘gargantuan deductibles,’ and ‘outrageous co-pays’ look like on the ground for a blue-collar, middle-class truck driver.
The historian and social critic knew that the political and cultural movements of the Sixties would have long-lasting consequences for American democracy.
President Trump wants Americans to expand apprenticeships nationwide to draw people back into the workforce. It’s a worthy goal, especially if it means fewer college students.
Harm-reduction and law enforcement are a losing battle because our society’s saturation with opioids inadvertently unmasked a dormant, lingering pain: the breakup of American families.
Barack Obama is back, but if Democrats ever want to be competitive in national politics, they should hope and pray that he stays out of the spotlight.
Vin Diesel is the Sylvester Stallone of this generation, and the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise is his ‘Rocky.’
Beauty is inspirational. Any adolescent male who has encountered an attractive young lady can attest to that. This is one reason worship has emphasized its expressions.
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.
A grand merger between conservatism and populism is a logical inevitability that will boost both the movement and, more importantly, the nation.
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