The case for Trump / Victor Davis Hanson.
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|Erlanger Branch||B T871ha 2019 (Text)||33126022603405||New Adult Biography||Checked out||06/06/2019|
|Wm. E. Durr Branch||B T871ha 2019 (Text)||33126022603397||New Adult Biography||Checked out||05/28/2019|
- ISBN: 9781541673540
- ISBN: 1541673549
- Physical Description: viii, 391 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2019.
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What and who created Trump? -- An establishment without answers -- Trump metaphysics -- The ordeal, triumph--and ordeal--of President Trump.
In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well-qualified Republican rivals, a Democrat with a quarter-billion-dollar war chest, and a hostile media and Washington establishment to become president of the United States -- and an extremely successful president. Trump alone saw a political opportunity in defending the working people of America's interior whom the coastal elite of both parties had come to scorn, Hanson argues. And Trump alone had the instincts and energy to pursue this opening to victory, dismantle a corrupt old order, and bring long-overdue policy changes at home and abroad. We could not survive a series of presidencies as volatile as Trump's. But after decades of drift, America needs the outsider Trump to do what normal politicians would not and could not do.