This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.

  • Taking the Nostalgia of Trump Supporters Seriously

    by Stephanie Coontz

    Nostalgia often arises out of a real experience of loss. It needs to be addressed and redirected, not ridiculed or denounced. And that applies to the nostalgia that motivates a considerable number of Trump supporters.

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  • Paranoid Republidents for Trump

    by Niall Ferguson

    Trump's movement rests on what Richard Hofstadter called the "paranoid style of American politics."