The age of Trump is supposedly an age of Republican radicalism, a phenomenon about which we hear daily — indeed, hourly, if we endure cable-news commentary and talk radio.
But that Republican radicalism is almost nowhere to be found in the Republican policy agenda. President Donald Trump is a wild man on Twitter; in the Oval Office, pen in hand, he’s Jeb Bush. His signature domestic-policy achievement is a mostly conventional Republican tax cut that actually conflicted with much of what he had promised during the campaign, when he talked about jacking up taxes on investors and multinational business concerns. …
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