D’Souza’s credentials, rhetorical skill, and misleading arguments confirmed pro-Trump orthodoxy to a friendly audience.
It would have been so very easy and convenient to succumb to these ideas. After all, they benefit people like me on the long run.
I did not want to vote for him. I felt somewhat ashamed for having voted for him, but it was the best bet of furthering my conservative ideals in this nation. Most conservatives, I believe, and hope, are still skeptical of Trump.
Through the first few weeks of Trump’s presidency, it has become abundantly clear that the GOP prefers to remain silent rather than speak up against the shortcomings of the current administration. I beg of the Republicans in both the House and in the Senate: are there none among you who will put country before party?
For all of his progressive rhetoric and his detente with the West, it is worth remembering that Rouhani, as well as his Moderate faction, is at his core a conservative- a moderate and pragmatic one, but a conservative nonetheless.
The process of determining the value of the Professor Watch list through substantive public debate is certainly educational, and it is a process that we should all volunteer to defend.
In a cross-campus collaboration, Brendan of Trinity and Emmet of Macalester compiled ideas ranging national policy, to institutional practices and personal choices, which they believe would benefit our democracy.