VDH: “Trump seems radical only to the radicals who aim to take America far, far left”

NATIONAL REVIEW
Journey to the Center of the Country
by Victor Davis Hanson
April 4, 2017

Trump seeks to finish the border wall that was authorized and started by others. And he is called nativist, racist, and worse, largely because between 2009 and 2016 what was extreme was presented not just as the new normal but as the new foundation of something even more radical to come. Trump’s proposed modest cuts in discretionary spending — less than 2 percent of a quarter of the budget — will hardly affect the deficit or the $20 trillion national debt. Nonetheless, Democrats will condemn him as a modern-day Scrooge. On energy, Trump again is simply trying to finish the Keystone and Dakota pipelines that were authorized by others. READ MORE

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