For believers in free markets, small government and the primacy of the entrepreneur over the State, there may yet be much to celebrate about President Trump. But not for millennials, obviously. Their perpetual tin ear turned to reality and what can only be described as hysterical grief, in every sense of the word, is reason enough for the rest of us to be quietly encouraged about the future. Educators – in economics and history in particular – have a lot to answer for, having perverted the mindset of a generation. As the US economist Thomas Sowell once said,
“Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it.”
Say what you like about Donald Trump, but he isn’t a socialist.
~ Tim Price, "Generation snowflake, clobbered again," LinkedIn, November 11, 2016