President Trump’s remarkable speech in Poland on Thursday reminded me in some respects of Churchill’s Zurich Speech, Solzhenitsyn’s Warnings to the West, Coolidge’s Speech on the Declaration, and, at the end, of Churchill’s speech of June 4, 1940, to the House of Commons (“We shall fight on the beaches…”). Yet the president’s speech has its […]
About Robert C. Jeffrey
Robert Jeffrey is Professor of Government at Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Dallas in Politics and Literature back in the old days. He was raised a liberal Democrat, but converted to Catholicism and conservatism at Stanford University in 1970. He worked for the Reagan Administration with Claremont colleagues in the late 80's, where he met his wife, Christina, and afterwards moved South where he has lived happily ever after. His greatest deed was helping to raise and teach his daughter, Marjorie.
Articles by Robert C. Jeffrey
My old friend Peter Lawler passed away this week at his home in Rome, Georgia. Peter and I were close pals during the 90s, when we both found ourselves happily marooned in north Georgia. I have such wonderful memories of those years, times spent together early in my married life and when my daughter, Marjorie, […]
On the eve of the election I want to express my gratitude to Donald Trump. The election of 2012 cast me into deepest gloom about the fate of what used to be my country. Never again did I expect a “conservative” majority to be able to win a presidential election. I recovered from it, over […]