Victor Davis Hanson In communist countries, there were two levels of consciousness, two mindsets in other words. What all people mouthed publicly became the opposite of what most thought in private. When the private mind finally became all dominant, the
Has the Military Lost Middle America
VDH's Blade of Perseus // Private Papers
Traditionalist and conservative America once was the U.S. military’s greatest defender.
Bipartisan conservatives in Congress ensured generous Pentagon budgets. Statistics of those killed in action, in both Afghanistan and Iraq, reveal that white males, especially those of the rural and middle classes, were demographically “overrepresented” in offering the ultimate sacrifice to their country.
When generals, active and retired, have become controversial, usually conservative America could be counted on to stick with them.
Victor Davis Hanson interviews Thomas and Michael Pack about their efforts to reform government media and promote conservative documentaries.
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In this episode, Victor Davis Hanson and cohost Jack Fowler examine the actions and works of Ibram Kendi, Chuck Schumer, David Brooks, John Brennan, Robert Menendez, and the antics of Fetterman, Boebert, and AOC.
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Join Victor Davis Hanson and co-host Sami Winc as they look at the news and discuss Polish President Andrzej Duda’s take on Ukraine, Attorney General Merrick Garland’s testimony on Capitol Hill, Sam Bankman-Fried’s lawyers filing suit against his parents, Ukraine hiring a trans activist as a PR person and new legislation in Pennsylvania to boost voter rolls.
Victor Davis Hanson
Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Residence in Classics and Military History at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor of Classics Emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services.
He is also the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History, Hillsdale College, where he teaches each fall semester courses in military history and classical culture.
Hanson was awarded the National Humanities Medal in 2007, and the Bradley Prize in 2008, as well as the Edmund Burke Award (2018), William F. Buckley Prize (2015), the Claremont Institute’s Statesmanship Award (2006), and the Eric Breindel Award for opinion journalism (2002).