In 2016, Roger Martin bet his buddy Jonathan Haidt, the social psychologist, $ten,000 that Donald Trump would gain the presidential election. He makes crystal clear he did not vote for the Republican prospect, “but I’m a method male and I thought the method of Hillary [Clinton] was awful. And the method of Donald Trump was brilliant”.
Four several years on, the administration thinker — who was born in rural Canada, but now lives in south Florida — has an even larger bet on November’s poll: that whoever wins will enact Prof Martin’s agenda to “save American democratic capitalism” and change the US absent from what he sees as its damaging obsession with ever increased efficiency.
He concedes it is much more likely that the progressive wing of the Democratic get together would consider up his suggestions than a second-term President Trump would. But he seems as sceptical about Joe Biden’s