Solutions v. Trade-offs: Trump’s False Promise

In his recent address to a joint session of Congress, President Trump made the claim that:

“Everything that is broken in our country can be fixed. Every problem can be solved. And every hurting family can find healing, and hope.”

The belief that every problem can be fixed is rooted not in conservatism but progressivism. This episode of Acerbic Review will analyze the ideology behind Trump’s statement and why it is incorrect and dangerous.


About Holmes Lybrand

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Holmes is a journalist for, a novice violinist, and an avid reader of all things WFB, Roger Scruton, Thomas Sowell, and beyond. Outside of his love for liberty and his fascination with politics and culture, he enjoys a nice glass of scotch, a good bowl of pipe tobacco, and an Ernest Hemingway novel. He and his wife live in Houston with their many books.