A prescient passage from a forgotten book has been making the rounds since Donald Trump’s election. It’s plucked from a 1998 book titled Achieving our Country. The author is Richard Rorty, a liberal philosopher who died in 2007. The book consists of a series of lectures Rorty gave in 1997 about the history of leftist thought in 20th-century America.
This philosopher predicted Trump's rise in 1998 — and he has another warning for the left vox.com/policy-and-pol…—
Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) February 11, 2017