Perhaps one of the most astonishing aspects of the Trump era has been his rock-solid base of support from self-identifying conservatives who don’t resemble the historical standard of what we know about conservatism.
It appears that President Trump’s supporters aren’t concerned about America’s record budget deficits or ballooning national debt. And they don’t seem to care about promoting free trade. For this new generation of conservatives, all that matters is that Trump is the leader of the Republican Party and they are loyal members of his tribe.
In our latest podcast, Bart Frazier, vice president of The Future of Freedom Foundation, provides a libertarian perspective on the bizarre “conservative” metamorphosis we are witnessing under the cult of President Trump.