Trump Is Rising Because America is Decaying

As I’ve said before Trump isn’t the disease, he is its symptom.

Here’s how the National Review puts it:

Looking on the bright side, perhaps this election can teach conservatives to look on the dark side. They need a talent for pessimism, recognizing the signs that whatever remains of American exceptionalism does not immunize this nation from decay, to which all regimes are susceptible.

Read the whole.