In 2016, Roger Martin wager his close friend Jonathan Haidt, the social psychologist, $ten,000 that Donald Trump would gain the presidential election. He would make crystal clear he did not vote for the Republican prospect, “but I’m a strategy male and I considered the strategy of Hillary [Clinton] was terrible. And the strategy of Donald Trump was brilliant”.
Four years on, the administration thinker — who was born in rural Canada, but now lives in south Florida — has an even more substantial wager on November’s poll: that whoever wins will enact Prof Martin’s agenda to “save American democratic capitalism” and shift the US away from what he sees as its harming obsession with at any time greater effectiveness.
He concedes it is more very likely that the progressive wing of the Democratic party would consider up his concepts than a second-time period President Trump would. But he appears as