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.

Carlson vs. Shapiro: Requiem for the Right

As the American Right—and, by extension, the Republican Party—continues to lumber through a long-needed period of serious transformation, introspection, and reevaluation it is hard to recall a single incident that is more illustrative of the confusion that grips so many than this recent exchange between two of the Right’s most well known media

By | 2018-12-10T21:45:29+00:00 December 10th, 2018|

Sizing Up the NeverTrump Primary

With the 2018 midterms out of the way, it’s full-speed ahead for the 2020 presidential election. We have already detailed the likely primary candidates among the Democrats. What about the Republicans? Rarely do we see a race where both sides have genuinely contested primaries. Most often one side is either benefiting from an

By | 2018-12-08T22:19:14+00:00 December 8th, 2018|

The 2020 Democratic National Circus: The Other Guys—and Her

As the midterm hoopla winds down, inevitably, the drama surrounding the upcoming Democratic presidential primaries begins to heat up. Previously we have reviewed the candidates most likely to be favored by the party establishment, as well as those who are most likely to run as political outsiders. But every playground has those who

By | 2018-11-17T21:16:18+00:00 November 18th, 2018|

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|