In this July 21, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. ‘If Donald Trump did not exist, something like him would have had to be invented’ to satisfy populist anger over the failed policies of America’s elites, writes columnist Victor Davis Hanson.
In this July 21, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. ‘If Donald Trump did not exist, something like him would have had to be invented’ to satisfy populist anger over the failed policies of America’s elites, writes columnist Victor Davis Hanson. Carolyn Kaster AP file
In this July 21, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. ‘If Donald Trump did not exist, something like him would have had to be invented’ to satisfy populist anger over the failed policies of America’s elites, writes columnist Victor Davis Hanson. Carolyn Kaster AP file

Trump satisfies populist anger at know-nothing elites

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Victor Davis Hanson

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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.