Since Ronald Reagan's 1980 election, two general rules governed Washington: at home, markets know best; abroad, when in doubt, intervene.

Donald Trump's election scotched all that. Attempting to fashion an ideologically lucid agenda for the right, several hundred conservative intellectuals and activists gathered in Washington for a conference called "National Conservatism". Peter Kadzis was there, and spoke with (among others) writer and editor Daniel McCarthy, a mover and shaker in this ongoing project. After that convo, Adam Reilly gets Kadzis‘s take on what it all means.

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