Principles

trump coverDonald Trump, who a few days ago made such a show of trotting out the late Bill Buckley in his defense of “New York values,” now dismisses National Review, which Buckley founded, as a “dying paper.” With Trump, all that matters are ratings and the bottom line, never principles. Of course, if NR had somehow abandoned its conservative principles and endorsed this longtime New York liberal instead of criticizing him, is there any doubt that The Donald would have lionized the magazine today? Hell hath no fury like a demagogue scorned.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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