Thursday, September 29, 2016
Codevilla Does It Again
This election is about whether the Democratic Party, the ruling class’s enforcer, will impose its tastes more
strongly and arbitrarily than ever, or whether constituencies opposed to that rule will get some ill-defined chance to strike back. Regardless of the election’s outcome, the republic established by America’s Founders is probably gone. But since the Democratic Party’s constituencies differ radically from their opponents’, and since the character of imperial governance depends inherently on the emperor, the election’s result will make a big difference in our lives.