Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Politics”

Political Discontent In Our Time

The Benedict Option as a strategy for dissent and resistance

Posted May 3rd, 2016

Enter Tyrant

Did Plato foresee the rise of Donald Trump?

Posted May 3rd, 2016

Did Trump Kill Reaganism?

No. He was the first GOP presidential contender to notice that it was already dead

Posted April 28th, 2016

The One Percent Democrats

How the party is becoming the political arm of the cultural elites

Posted April 28th, 2016

Democrats: Party Of The Rich

Trump and the racial and economic sorting of American politics

Posted April 27th, 2016

Zombie GOP Economics

Can anything kill the undead Reagan-era vision of Jack Kemp?

Posted April 22nd, 2016

Gnostic Liberalism

‘The wages of smug are Trump’

Posted April 21st, 2016

Mammon Yes, God No

Social conservatives ‘waking up to the fact that their voice counts for less than Disney’s’ in the GOP

Posted April 19th, 2016

GOP Civil War

Post-election fight brewing between Reaganite diehards, Trumpkins, and reformists

Posted March 30th, 2016

How The Republicans Blew It

Was the party leadership out of touch with voters — or were voters simply fickle?

Posted March 29th, 2016

Common Decency

Two human beings, being human. Extraordinary

Posted March 14th, 2016

America & the Spanish Civil War

Parallels? A reader from Spain weighs in

Posted March 12th, 2016

Trump The Illusion-Shatterer

His historic candidacy made possible by GOP leadership captive to its own false narrative

Posted March 8th, 2016

A ‘Missionary’ for Religious Liberty

Hunter Baker runs for Congress

Posted March 7th, 2016

When Trump Disappoints

What then, when desperate and disillusioned people have no hope?

Posted March 6th, 2016

The Trump Chastisement

Confessions of a chastened conservative

Posted March 5th, 2016

Caleb Stegall Prophesied The Trumpening

The country has been growing ripe for this moment — but we have probably missed the chance for a healthy populism

Posted February 26th, 2016