Saturday, May 07, 2016

Donald Trump, Leo Strauss, and the Future of American Political Thought

By Nicholas Stix

“All readers know that something is happening: Conservatism Inc.’s stranglehold on political discourse to the right of Hillary Clinton is breaking. There have been no shortage of opinion pieces explaining how and why, e.g. Donald Trump’s Ascent Puts Conservatives on Guard, WSJ, May 6, 2016. But one aspect of the crack-up is underreported: the quiet dissent roiling the ranks of Conservatism, Inc.’s tiny academic army.”

[Read the whole thing at VDARE.]

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