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How Trump reflects Edmund Burke

Up-from-nowhere Irishman Edmund Burke, with a Catholic mother and wife, Protestant on his father’s side, schooled at Trinity/Dublin, went to London to become eventually, according to Samuel Johnson, the “first man of Parliament” (where he served for 28 years). The father of modern conservatism, Burke helped invent and defend the political party system as a bulwark […]

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