Are Republicans For Freedom Or White Identity Politics?: the liberty tent should be open only to individualists. Leave the collectivists for the Democrats. The explicit comparison to Le Pen and implicit one to Tiberius are helpful. Trump and this election feel like an inflection point in American politics, generally, and the GOP, specifically. (But that might just be because of the immediacy of the present; I’ll have to think about historical analogies more.)
Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson: I listen to a lot of podcasts and this one has really impressed me. The caliber of guest is high, the conversation is high-minded, and the interviewer is incredible. So many of the interview-based podcasts are hosted by terrible interviewers (you know who I’m talking about) and the difference the host makes is stark by contrast.
I’m making my way through the archives—it’s that good.