America’s Post-Election Landscape: Dawn or Dysfunction?
What lies ahead for the United States as it emerges from one of the most momentous elections in its history? Has the discord surrounding the country’s parallel trends toward anti-elite populism and identity politics peaked? What might a new administration do to help heal a polity divided by such seemingly incompatible visions for the country’s future?
On November 5, 2020, the Center for the National Interest assembled a distinguished group of expert panelists to discuss these fundamental questions:
- Daniel McCarthy, is director of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program at The Fund for American Studies and editor of Modern Age: A Conservative Review.
- Grover Norquist is the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform and a member of the board of directors of the Center for the National Interest.
- Paul Starobin is an author and journalist whose articles have appeared in The Atlantic, New York Times, Wall St. Journal, The National Interest, and other publications. His most recent book is A Most Wicked Conspiracy: The Last Great Swindle of the Gilded Age.
- Dov Zakheim is a former US Under Secretary of Defense and Vice Chairman of the board of directors of the Center for the National Interest.
- Jacob Heilbrunn, the editor of The National Interest, served as the moderator of the discussion.