Julius Krein, Trump's wunderkind

The one-time cheerleader for Trump tells Alan Philps that for all his mistakes there is still a need to address the gulf between rhetoric and reality that the president put his finger on

The World Today Updated 23 November 2020 Published 28 July 2017 5 minute READ

Alan Philps

Former Editor, The World Today, Communications and Publishing

You set up the journal ‘American Affairs’ with a view to defining Trumpism. After almost six months of the Trump presidency, are you any closer to achieving that goal?

The journal was really launched to deal with the issues raised during the 2016 campaign that hadn’t been given a lot of attention previously. Obviously, we can call that Trumpism, but there’s no connection with the administration and it is nonpartisan. We have got a lot of attention, but there’s still a very long way to go.

How did you start?

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