Category Archives: Sade (Marquis de)

Boredom + Sadism Drove Trumpists

Boredom + sadism characterized Trumpism. The dynamic shows up in Samuel Richardson’s “Clarissa.” The country will hopefully flee back to maturity.

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Trump as Sadist

Thinking of Trump as a sadist helps us better understand some of his initiatives. It’s therefore worth looking at Sade’s novels.

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