‘Instead of ensuring a heralded generation of Democratic rule, President Obama alienated both friends and foes almost immediately,’ writes Victor Davis Hanson. That alienation and Hillary Clinton’s overly scripted campaign paved the way for Donald Trump’s stunning victory.
‘Instead of ensuring a heralded generation of Democratic rule, President Obama alienated both friends and foes almost immediately,’ writes Victor Davis Hanson. That alienation and Hillary Clinton’s overly scripted campaign paved the way for Donald Trump’s stunning victory. Carolyn Kaster AP file
‘Instead of ensuring a heralded generation of Democratic rule, President Obama alienated both friends and foes almost immediately,’ writes Victor Davis Hanson. That alienation and Hillary Clinton’s overly scripted campaign paved the way for Donald Trump’s stunning victory. Carolyn Kaster AP file

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Victor Davis Hanson is a Tribune Content Agency columnist. He is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern.” Email: author@victorhanson.com.