Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “politics”

Why Liberals Love ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

J.D. Vance’s bestselling memoir has a fan club on the Left

Posted August 5th, 2016

J.D. Vance Fan Club Letters

Reader: ‘This is the kind of political discourse we need — honest, grounded, non-judgmental, and compassionate’

Posted August 2nd, 2016

Conservative Christian Life Abroad

What’s life like for traditional believers elsewhere in the West?

Posted July 29th, 2016

This Tired White People Business

What Rep. Steve King should have said to Charles Pierce

Posted July 19th, 2016

The Deconversion of a Social Justice Warrior

‘I fear that society is heading in the direction I once wanted and pushed for’

Posted July 7th, 2016

Political Deconversions

Matthew Sitman left the conservatism of his youth because he saw it didn’t work. What’s your deconversion story?

Posted July 6th, 2016

Cultured Hicks

The parochial cosmopolitanism of Western elites

Posted July 4th, 2016

Of Duterte & Trump

A Filipino strongman and the decay of civil society. Is this our Trumpian future?

Posted July 3rd, 2016

Trump & The Left’s Identity Politics

Hate Trump’s crude racial appeals? The Left has been doing this for ages

Posted June 3rd, 2016

Will Social Conservatism Survive Trump?

Maybe the most important social-conservative answer is, Who cares?

Posted May 31st, 2016

Re-Tribalizing America

The liberal, democratic, pluralistic center is not holding

Posted May 25th, 2016

Acts Of Edifying Rebellion

Yuval Levin on the Benedict Option

Posted May 19th, 2016

Antipolitical Politics: A Non-Religious Example

How you can be politically effective without having anything to do with the government

Posted May 17th, 2016

Frenemies Of The Benedict Option

What to say to conservative Christians who believe our tribe ought to stay on the battlefield and give it all we’ve got?

Posted May 16th, 2016

Captain Higgins America?

Is the ‘Cajun John Wayne’ headed to Washington?

Posted May 13th, 2016

Did The Benedict Option Cause Trump?

A stupid question, yes, but one that produces a clarifying answer

Posted May 12th, 2016

All Politics (Henceforth) Is Local

For Christian conservatives in post-Christian America, that is — and almost entirely anti-political

Posted May 6th, 2016