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The Case for Trump

The true story of how Donald Trump has become president

By Victor Davis Hanson
12-minute read
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The Case for Trump by Victor Davis Hanson

The Case for Trump (2019) explains the story of how a businessman and reality TV star with no political experience managed to best his Republican rivals and Hillary Clinton to become president of the United States. And what’s more, it shows how Trump, despite being constantly attacked in the media, is managing to implement his policies successfully.

  • Anyone wondering how Trump became president
  • Both liberals and conservatives looking to understand Trumpism

Victor Davis Hanson is an American historian and author. He is professor emeritus at California State University, Fresno, and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow in Classics and Military History at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He is a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, and is the author of The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won.

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