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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Actually, Trump is a THREAT to the Prolife Movement

I’ve heard the following argument ad nauseum from reluctant Trump supporters: Voting for Hillary is like putting a fully-loaded gun to your head and pulling the trigger: You KNOW what’s going to happen. Voting for Trump is like playing Russian roulette with a single bullet in the chamber: the odds are everything is going to be OK. Personally, I believe this is delusionally wishful thinking. Here’s a better analogy: You’re forming a band and looking for a good lead guitarist. You know a friend who has been playing guitar for decades but—well, to put it bluntly—she sucks. You have another friend interested who’s never even picked up a guitar before but you’re hoping there’s a chance he’s a