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VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson’s Appearance With Tucker Carlson

VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson’s Appearance With Tucker Carlson
March 09
00:06 2017

Here’s a really interesting interview from Tuesday night on Carlson’s show – he had Stanford classics professor and author Victor Davis Hanson, whose frequent columns at PJ Media and National Review are a must-read multiple times a week, on to discuss a piece Hanson had written describing the ruling class-vs-country class divide in America and how the Donald Trump election reflected the victory of the country class over the coastal elites.

Hanson is a great resource on that discussion, as he lives in both worlds – as a professor at Stanford he’s surrounded by the privilege, prosperity and piety of the Bay Area’s upper class, but that’s not really where he lives – Hanson also spends much of his time on his family’s farm in California’s Central Valley, where because of “environmental concerns” involving a baitfish called the Delta Smelt that state’s governing elites decided to shut off water to the most fertile farmland in America during the recent drought years. Hanson came down on the side of the country class, but he does so from an informed perspective which is on display in this interesting five-minute clip…

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MacAoidh is the Gaelic spelling of Hayride publisher Scott McKay's last name. It's pronounced "Mac-AYE." McKay has published The Hayride since December 2009.

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