How Has Republicanism Strayed from Burkean Conservatism?

Edmund Burke is arguably the father of American conservatism. However, his political philosophy is far from Republicanism under Trump’s presidency.

How exactly?

Well, there are two primary ways:

  1. the recent impeachment of Donald Trump due to allegations of inciting a mob to storm the Capitol of the United States but also
  2. how Trump has repeatedly questioned democratic institutions…



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Jakub Ferencik

Jakub Ferencik

Author of “Up in the Air” & “Beyond Reason” available on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | Research assistant for EUROPEUM Prague | 500+ blog posts with 1+ mil. views