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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won,” from Basic Books. You can reach him by e-mailing authorvdh@gmail.com. His columns appears Sundays in the Review-Journal.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Has the military lost Middle America?

The military is not yet a revolutionary people’s army overseen by commissars. But it is getting there with politicized agendas that split the country in half and abandon the military’s traditional role of unifying in common purpose to defend America.

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Wokeness is not really about fairness for minorities, the oppressed and the poor, past or present.

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