Trump and Intellectualism… !!!!!b  ~   “…In a recent interview, conservative personality Ben Shapiro slammed Trump for – among other things – lacking a firm intellectual basis for his beliefs. “Trump’s nationalism isn’t rooted in American philosophy,” he said. “It’s more of a gut-level kind of patriotism.” I agree. But so what? What’s wrong with “gut-level” patriotism? Most American soldiers who fight and die for this country are motivated by “gut-level” patriotism. And it’s this kind of patriotism that animates most Republican voters as well. Their vote is instinctual, not intellectual. They want less government regulation, not because they believe it philosophically illegitimate, but because they consider it a pain in the neck….” — ~THE ORIGINAL~ GUNNY G — BLOGGIN’ BAD!

Skip to comments. Trump and Intellectualism Townhall.com ^ | November 5, 2016 | Elliot Resnick Posted on 11/5/2016, 11:17:44 AM by Kaslin In a recent interview, conservative personality Ben Shapiro slammed Trump for – among other things – lacking a firm intellectual basis for his beliefs. “Trump’s nationalism isn’t rooted in American philosophy,” he said. […]

via Trump and Intellectualism… !!!!!b  ~   “…In a recent interview, conservative personality Ben Shapiro slammed Trump for – among other things – lacking a firm intellectual basis for his beliefs. “Trump’s nationalism isn’t rooted in American philosophy,” he said. “It’s more of a gut-level kind of patriotism.” I agree. But so what? What’s wrong with “gut-level” patriotism? Most American soldiers who fight and die for this country are motivated by “gut-level” patriotism. And it’s this kind of patriotism that animates most Republican voters as well. Their vote is instinctual, not intellectual. They want less government regulation, not because they believe it philosophically illegitimate, but because they consider it a pain in the neck….” — ~THE ORIGINAL~ GUNNY G — BLOGGIN’ BAD!

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