We modern Americans are as much the heirs of Roosevelt and Progressivism as we are of the founders and the Constitution.
Historians have been too much the ideological allies of Progressivism to permit themselves to see its master flaw.
Donald Trump is precisely not the type of demagogue that the founders feared.
The framers understood political parties to be necessary instruments of republican government.
Neither Locke's Second Treatise nor the Declaration of Independence offers a complete key to grasping the scope of the American mind.