The Imaginary Trump

President Trump speaks at a rally in Louisville, Ky., March 20, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
So comes a close to five years of vain wishing.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L ike Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump is man who represents the age in which he lived. Whatever you may think of the age. Jackson embodied a generation of men who had risen and made their mark in a young country. He represented their desire for greater representation, even if it had costs for slaves and Indians. He represented their desire to wrest control of a nation’s institutions, which had been monopolized by a small patrician elite. Jackson was partly a product of a new print-media culture.

Donald Trump represented an age of celebrity, the age of endorsement deals. His is the age

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