Tag Archives: Donald Trump

The News Media Is Out of Ideas, Example #2,954

Or, alternatively, “Everything in 2017 Is about Donald Trump, Example #8,317”: Someone at the Boston Globe decided to run a story about how the path of the upcoming solar eclipse runs mostly through counties that voted for Trump in November 2016. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump, Leftists, and Western Civilization

Regular readers of this blog know that I like Western civilization. I like its great traditions of literature, art, music, political thought, scientific reasoning, and many other things, all of which have their roots in the classical world and Judeo-Christian … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on the 2016 Election

Unlike many of my friends and colleagues, I made no predictions concerning the 2016 U.S. presidential election. I neither followed the campaign coverage very closely, watched the televised debates, nor tracked the polls. Thus I didn’t feel as though I had … Continue reading

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I Discuss Donald Trump at the Christian Century

One of my old college friends, who now helps edit the historians’ “Then and Now” blog at the Christian Century site, has talked me into writing a piece on Donald Trump and Super Tuesday. It went up this morning. The original draft … Continue reading

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