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VDH UltraEeyore’s Cabinet: Trumpistics

Victor Davis Hanson // VDH’s Blade of Perseus Part Two: The Phoenix Trump? August is not January. In politics even a week is a lifetime. Mirabile dictu, Trump’s banishment from social media, means far less of his scattergun tweeting. His memos were rarer, his thoughts better composed. Although the media monopolized the public image of Trump, …

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VDH UltraEeyore’s Cabinet: Trumpistics

Victor Davis Hanson // VDH’s Blade of Perseus Part One: Trump, RIP? In January-February 2021, Trump’s future was problematic. He was kicked off social media. And without his accustomed megaphones, Trump for the first time in years was unable to reach supporters and the public at large. Thus, the hate-Trump media filled the void and …

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VDH UltraEeyore’s Cabinet: “Cannibalism, Suicide, or What?”

Victor Davis Hanson // Private Papers Part Two Item: For the millions of Americans who lived through inflation and stagflation from 1974-1983, why would we ever wish to return to all that? We more or less avoided both the last forty years by being semi-profligate rather than whole-hog profligate. Now and then we saw a …

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VDH UltraEeyore’s Cabinet: Cannibalism, Suicide, or What?

Part One The two-parties used to have coherent, if antithetical, agendas. The Left believed foremost in equality of result (now renamed “equity”), the Right far more in an equality of opportunity. The former distrusted individuality and considered liberty problematic; the latter even more so feared government and its plan to reengineer income, and the daily …

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