A new magazine for US Conservatives


An Asia Times piece quotes columnist David P. Goldman that the Trump administration rose from the ashes of the Republican and Democrat intellectual elites. “He was a complete outsider,” Goldman says, “a totally improbable candidate, who was elected because the establishment fell into such discredit with the voters.”

As a consequence, there is a vacuum in the political intellectual space where new presidents used to get help when forming policy. Now, a new conservative publication aims to fill in the void, with Desautels Finance Professor Reuven Brenner as a contributor. American Affairs emulates foreign policy magazine Foreign Affairs, but centres instead on moulding the philosophy of the Trump set.

Read full article: Asia Times, February 27, 2017