Sunday, July 24, 2016

Is Donald Trump really a conservative?

For this week's 2305 written assignment.

It's a commonly asked question - especially by real conservatives. There are a variety of ways to approach the question, but one way is to ask whether the positions Trump outlined in his acceptance speech at the convention mirror those in the official party platform,

- Click here for the text of the speech.
- Click here for the platform.

For more:

- On The Issues: Donald Trump.
- The Atlantic: Donald Trump Is No Conservative.
- New York Magazine: Donald Trump Jr. and the Future of Conservative Populism.
- The National Review: Trump’s Speech Makes It Official: It’s Democrat v. Democrat in 2016.

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