Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Politics”

Congressman Cajun John Wayne

Capt. Clay Higgins is going to Washington to drain the swamp

Posted December 10th, 2016

Conservative Professor Confesses All

You’ll be surprised by what happened when a closeted academic put himself on the firing line

Posted December 8th, 2016

Nationalism Vs. Conservatism

Did voters in 2016 reject classical liberalism? Not necessarily

Posted December 8th, 2016

How Are Pope Francis & Donald Trump Alike?

If you’re offended by the question, you’re not paying close enough attention

Posted November 28th, 2016

If Trump Were A Democrat, He’d Be A Hero

Face it: Trump isn’t a betrayal of democracy, but a fulfillment of it

Posted November 25th, 2016

The Facebook Sessions

A reader’s lament about anti-social media

Posted November 21st, 2016

Weimar Germany, Weimar America

Of Lennonists, failsons, the revolt against the elites, and the future of our country

Posted November 21st, 2016

Why The ‘Hamilton’ Dust-Up Matters

Expanding the politicization of the public square makes America worse

Posted November 19th, 2016

Loving Like A Liberal, Hating Half The Country

Jamelle Bouie says there’s no such thing as a morally good Trump voter

Posted November 15th, 2016

America: Mall or Stadium?

Liberals expect shoppers to be committed citizens. Human nature doesn’t work like that

Posted November 8th, 2016

Politics, Family, & the Benedict Option

What Aristotle, Robert Nisbet, Ross Douthat, and Thomas Frank have to say to us about this political moment

Posted November 7th, 2016

No, The Maginot Line Will Not Hold

A short response to Claes Ryn’s TAC essay criticizing the Benedict Option

Posted October 27th, 2016

How Dante Can Save Conservative Intellectuals

Applying the lessons of the Commedia to the failures of the Right

Posted October 27th, 2016

The Moral Blindness of Identity Politics

Progressives can’t embrace identity politics for certain groups without implicitly sanctioning them for others

Posted October 25th, 2016

The Religious Right: A Eulogy

Russell Moore’s generation-defining Erasmus Lecture inaugurates a new era for American religious conservatism

Posted October 24th, 2016

The Closing Of The College Mind

Free speech outrages at Liberty, DePaul, and James Madison

Posted October 19th, 2016

Politics At the Dinner Table

An example of the antipolitical politics of the Benedict Option

Posted October 18th, 2016