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Nationalism in the Future of American Politics

From my new column at Bloomberg View:

American politics has a new organizing principle, according to a theory that has been making the rounds. Reaganism is dead. Our central debate no longer concerns big vs. small government, or traditionalism vs. progressivism on morals. Instead it pits nationalism against globalism.

I’m a supporter of a moderate nationalism, as regular readers of NRO may know. But I’m skeptical of this theory, and I lay out why in the column.

Ramesh Ponnuru — Ramesh Ponnuru is a senior editor for National Review, a columnist for Bloomberg View, a visiting fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and a senior fellow at the National Review Institute.

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