Book Review: The Death Politics

16th Jun 2019

The presidency of Donald Trump offends Peter Wehner on many levels, but most of all as someone who takes ideas — and words — seriously. A former speechwriter for George W. Bush who also served in the administrations of Bush’s father and Ronald Reagan, Wehner is horrified at the way the president uses words “to murder the very idea of truth.” Trump, Wehner writes in “The Death of Politics,” his lament for the state of our civic discourse, “embodies a Nietzschean morality rather than a Christian one.”

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