Tag: Nationalism

Trump to U.N.: America ‘Among the Greatest Forces for Good in the History of the World’

The concluding passages of President Donald Trump’s address to the U.N. General Assembly sought to define and defend patriotism – not only for Americans, although naturally his focus was on the patriotic history of his own country. Trump called for a revival of patriotic spirit around the world, in the process delivering a backhanded slap to globalism without calling it out by name.

Establishment Rising in Trump’s White House: Noonan Says Efforts to ‘Take Out’ Bannon ‘Low, Unseemly, Ugly’

Pulitzer prize-winning columnist Peggy Noonan writes in the Wall Street Journal about the efforts to take out White House strategist Steve Bannon. While offering a candid assessment of Bannon’s shortcomings and strengths, Noonan summarizes Bannon’s populist and nationalist worldview as outlined in a speech he gave at the Vatican in 2014 — a speech that predicted the issues that propelled Trump to victory in 2016.