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.

The Day California Died

Even as the 2018 midterms were a rather mixed bag for the GOP nationwide, it’s only natural that one of the few bright areas for the Democratic Party was in the progressive utopia of California. Despite some hype over internal polls suggesting a close race for governor, or a contentious push to repeal

By | 2018-11-08T01:04:24+00:00 November 8th, 2018|

Fact-Checkers Without Evidence

As the media continues its precipitous decline in public approval and credibility, one small bastion still retains a semi-sacred status: Fact-checkers. Even more than “journalists” fact-checkers claim to be above the fray, depicting themselves as sticking to the “cold hard facts” while leaving their opinions at the door. Of course, this is meant

By | 2018-10-24T13:27:51+00:00 October 24th, 2018|

How California Republicans Could Avenge Kavanaugh

When discussing the electoral implications of the circus surrounding the Supreme Court confirmation battle of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the conversation is often divided into a question of a “red wave” versus a “blue wave.” Will this blatant character assassination fire up the Republican base in November? Or will the constant backing down and

By | 2018-10-03T22:23:58+00:00 October 4th, 2018|

The GOP’s Tax Cut Blinders

With fewer than 60 days before the midterms, the stakes could not possibly be higher for the Republican Party. Yet despite the incredible strides President Trump is making for the party as he accomplishes what he set out to do, the GOP leadership seems perfectly content with business as usual. Worse, their focus

By | 2018-09-15T19:48:29+00:00 September 16th, 2018|

The Power of Trump’s Endorsement

If ever there was a particular fact of the current political scene that the Left would love to ignore, it would be the success of President Trump’s election endorsements. You may have seen stories from the mainstream media hinting at some sort of “meltdown” within the Republican Party due to Trump, but nothing

By | 2018-08-29T20:58:08+00:00 August 30th, 2018|

What the Washington Post Didn’t Tell You About Pro-Trump Youth, Part II

When the Washington Post attempted to determine just how the youth of the American Right today feel about President Trump, it resulted in a highly selective—and predictable—focus on anti-Trump voices. After the reporter, Eliza Gray, narrowed down her small sample from 52 to just 13 for extended focus, most of those 13 had

By | 2018-08-28T20:34:21+00:00 August 28th, 2018|