We are an increasingly divided nation. Americans continue to give conflicting visions at the ballot box of which direction the country should be headed. The two candidates for president seem to represent the more extreme versions of status quo (Clinton) or “let’s burn this place down” (Trump). Neither candidate has a popular mandate. In fact, Americans’ distaste of both party’s candidates is record breaking. How then did we end up here? Giving credit where credit's due it’s fair to say Trump has consistently demonstrated an uncanny ability to connect with a minority within the Republican party that feels—right or wrong—their voice hasn’t been heard by the party establishment. In an unus
The Saving Elephants Blog
Featuring original content on classical conservatism, current affairs, and everything in-between, these weekly blog posts will illustrate how the wisdom of the past can be applied to the challenges of today. The blog is organized by the following categories: Conservative Values (taking a deep dive into specific conservative ideas), Competing Worldviews (comparing and contrasting conservatism with other worldviews), Trumpism (posts related to the Trump phenomenon), Elections (observations on upcoming and past elections), and Cornucopia (posts that don't fit in the previous categories).
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