Hartman-Frank Draft

Frank, Hartman, and the Origin of American Conservatism If we’re to understand the conservative movement and the great backlash that has been a crucial part of American politics for the last three generations, origins matter because moral high ground matters. The standard origin story for conservatism, one that Thomas Frank, author of What’s the Matter … More Hartman-Frank Draft

Frank Questions

Frank downplays race as a motive for the migration of the working class to the Republican party, choosing instead to focus on culture. Is he ignoring root causes when he does this? Frank uses abortion as a major event that turned workers away from the Democratic Party. Were they already primed to turn away after … More Frank Questions