Sunday, February 14, 2016

Trump: Ignorant of what it means to be "conservative"

5 Reasons Donald Trump Makes America So Anxious from The Week
"He’s revealing the true nature of conservatism..  When Trump suggests that he’d propose “some kind of government program” to make college more affordable, it doesn’t just betray a ridiculous lack of knowledge about government and, for that matter, reality  It shows he doesn’t know what real conservatives are supposed to say. ... Because conservatism isn’t really about ideology, it’s about preserving unjust power and denying it to “them,” as Corey Robin explains in The Reactionary Mind. That makes him the truest example of the conservative movement ever to seek his party’s nomination."

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