Eric Lendrum

About Eric Lendrum

Eric Lendrum is a weekly contributor for The Millennial Review, and an occasional contributor for Shield Society. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, he was the Secretary of the College Republicans and the founding chairman of the school's Young Americans for Freedom chapter. He has worked on several campaigns, including Congressman David Valadao (CA-21), California State Senator Andy Vidak (SD-14), and Santa Barbara City Councilman Frank Hotchkiss. More recently, he has interned for Young America's Foundation and the Heritage Foundation.

Donald Trump Wins Mexico’s Election

The weekend winner of Mexico’s presidential election  was the leftist-populist former mayor of Mexico City, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (known popularly as AMLO). Some commentators have even suggested that AMLO’s victory is a loss for Donald Trump. But if anything, the results of this election just might have been the greatest gift from

By | 2018-07-06T10:27:15+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Separating the Diamonds from the Ashes in the California Primary

Understandably, many write off California as a lost cause. Others, possessed of eternal optimism, claim that California can still be saved. The June 5 primaries showed us that the odds for California are around 50-50. It really could go either way.Statewide StatisticsThe races for governor and U.S. senator were at the top of California’s

By | 2018-06-06T10:24:51+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

Conservative Demigod Bleeds

While there are mixed opinions about the fitness of Candace Owens as a rising star on the Right today, two things solidify her place as a significant ally, one who brings more assets to the table than liabilities: The first, of course, is her red-pilling of Kanye West and the massive strides that

By | 2018-06-05T22:09:44+00:00 June 6th, 2018|

Conservatism, Inc. Collides with the Real World

The saga of Kanye West’s recent transformation into a free-thinking, ostensibly right-leaning Twitter phenomenon brings with it interesting developments for the Right. One of these results is a widening of the divisions among what I like to call the “Young Right.” At the epicenter of this divide is the organization Turning Point USA,

By | 2018-05-23T15:14:27+00:00 May 24th, 2018|

Syria Strike: Apocalypse When Redux

Another deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria and another retaliatory airstrike by the United States raises the possibility of not only protracted conflict in the Middle East but escalating tensions with Russia and Iran. Or so we’ve been told. But already, the implications of Friday’s cruise missile attack—as with the limited strike on

By | 2018-04-17T14:58:03+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Trump’s Revolutionary Foreign Policy: Defend the Homeland

Of all the ways President Donald Trump has revolutionized American politics, foreign policy easily ranks among the most important. Whether it was in his efforts to decimate ISIS or opening up, finally, a path to negotiate nuclear disarmament with North Korea after almost 70 years of stubborn belligerence, the Trump Doctrine has proven

By | 2018-04-06T13:22:36+00:00 April 6th, 2018|