Behemoth Revisited: National Socialism and the Trump Administration
As Donald J. Trump, a rentier capitalist, television personality, and dilettante politician, became the unlikely winner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, comparisons to 1930s Germany abounded in political commentary. Adopting themes, policy positions, and rhetorical styles reminiscent of National Socialists, Trump’s ethnic nationalistic campaign promised to “Make America Great Again.”
This article is published as Krier, Dan. “Behemoth Revisited: National Socialism and the Trump Administration.” Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture, 2017: vol. 16, no. 1‐2. Posted with permission.