J.D. Vance

  • What's Driving J.D. Vance?

    by Gabriel Winant

    J.D. Vance rose to fame through a book that was heavy on popular psychology and self-help tropes while skirting systemic analysis of poverty and social change. As the Senator now careens hard to the right, a historian decides to evaluate him on his own terms. 

  • The Moral Collapse of J. D. Vance

    by Tom Nichols

    The "Hillbilly Elegy" author's standing as an honest voice on the right vanished as he decided embracing Trumpism was necessary for his Senate campaign.