Why I'm not afraid of Donald Trump

Trump would annihilate constitutional government, conservative philosophy, and the Republican brand? Give me a break.

The thought of Donald Trump becoming president has caused fear in many.
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For many Republicans, Friday was a momentous and eerie day. Boasting a who's who of conservative opinion leaders, National Review published an entire magazine devoted to dismantling Donald Trump. It was a thrown gauntlet: Either you're with us or you're against us.

To be sure, conservative intellectuals are doing their job by making a frank and public assessment of how their agenda would fare in Trump's shadow. But there is more than one way to take a stand, and there is something additional that needs to be said.

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