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Ben Sasse Is Everything Wrong With Elite Conservatism

Kurt Schlichter, Townhall

Sasse’s act is to aim his outrage not at the left but at us Normals. We refuse to be as submissive and useless as he is, and we’re failing to meet his exacting standards by not being as equally unhappy that Trump is succeeding. Trump wins by virtue of his glorious refusal to lose like a gentleman, as all good Republicans should do. But Sasse’s savvy schtick was never about winning for conservatism. It was always about staking his claim as a future headliner on some Weakly Standard cruise after he gets primaried out of his Senate gig.

https://townhall.com/columnists/kurtschlichter/2018/10/25/ben-sasse-is-everything-wrong-with-elite-conservatism-n2531362