Video gaming chairs, which were the topic of a blog post here—"Video Gaming Chairs"—back on September 2, 2018, have now broken through into the New York Times Sunday Style section: "This Is Not a Desk Chair...The gaming chair is ascendant." Count on FutureOfCapitalism.com to keep you up on home furnishing trends two years ahead of the New York Times.
And on another front, our July 21, 2020, blog post, "Trumpism May Outlast Trump," linking to my column from that week, nicely presaged David Brooks' August 7 New York Times column. Brooks reported:
if Trump gets crushed in the election...something will remain: Trumpism.
The basic Trump worldview — on immigration, trade, foreign policy, etc. — will shape the G.O.P. for decades, the way the basic Reagan worldview did for decades. A thousand smarter conservatives will be building a new party after 2020, but one that builds from the framework Trump established.
I think Trumpism will survive Trump...