It occurs to me that Adams anticipates Trump. However, when I wrote this I thought the people on the lower left corner weren’t going to turn out to vote. Therefore the culture wars between the upper left and lower right were going to continue. I may have been wrong.
This post highlights some quotes from paleoconservative Sam Francis in order to show his foresight for understanding the rise of Trumpism, which has been noted by various writers, especially Michael Brendan Dougherty. The rise of Trumpism was foreseen by a […]
My favorite political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, seems to have a blind spot about the character of bureaucrats and public employees, failing to see that they are just as ‘patrimonial’, a word he uses a lot, as any other interest group. […]
The little known [in the States] Canadian sociologist Michael Adams has suggested a new classification of American values, in terms of a four-way box. The culture wars of the era after Nixon and before Trump were primarily between the Status […]