Any effort to restore the American legal tradition must recognize that "individual liberty" decisions have revolutionized our constitutional order.
Conservatives, if they wish to preserve state and local governance, should resume their resistance to the incorporation doctrine.
If the demolition from the 2016 wrecking ball does not create this change in the legal world, I think it is safe to say the next populist uprising will.
Jesse Merriam is an associate professor at Patrick Henry College. He was recently nominated by President Trump to serve on the National Council on the Humanities.