Common Good Conservatism Has a Trump Problem

Today’s newsletter combines the serious with the silly. Or, perhaps better stated, it’s going to relieve the seriousness with a bit of fun.. I’m going to begin by talking about a question that’s been bothering me a great deal in the debates about “common good conservatism”: Do statist conservatives who seek to foster public morals through force of law not realize the message they send with their simultaneous support of Donald Trump? Also, I think it’s finally time to (briefly) explain why DC is better than Marvel. Today’s French Press:

  1. A porn president is a poor vehicle for an anti-porn crusade.

  1. “The gods walk among us,” or why DC movies are just better (most of them anyway).

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