Lessons in Persuasion from France and Why I don’t think Marine Le Pen Can Win

First came Brexit. Then there was the “shock” election of Donald Trump. Afterward, all eyes turned to France. People began…

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It’s Time for a new CPAC

Was CPAC a success? Every year around this time, the biggest names in conservatism (or so they say) gather in…

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2017: The Year Cultural Populism Challenges Big Hollywood

What happens first always appears better and more original than what comes after. If you succeed a great man or…

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National Glory, National Peril: The Story of Roman Globalization

The Roman Republic experienced its aristeia, its great moment of national glory, after emerging victorious from the Second Punic War,…

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A Titanic Coup? The Trump-Sanders Debate

In the latest bizarre twist in this election season, Jimmy Kimmel broached the subject of a debate with Bernie Sanders…

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Announcing Stumped: How Trump Triumphed

Just in time for tonight’s debate, I’ve got a special announcement! I’ve written about Donald Trump extensively here, particularly within…

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