In response to Steve Teles and Robert Saldin’s recently published book Never Trump: The Revolt of the Conservative Elites, the Niskanen Center co-sponsored a symposium with the Salvatori Center at Claremont McKenna college.

The symposium features contributions from writers Megan McArdle, Jonathan Rauch, George Thomas, and David Karol, and a response from the book’s authors. Please see below for links to each essay.

The Price of Never Trump, by Megan McArdle

Suddenly, Never Trumpers Matter, by Jonathan Rauch

Will Never Trump Help Save Democracy?, by George Thomas

In Defense of Never Trumpers’ Influence, by David Karol

Our Takeaways from the Salvatori Center Symposium, by Steve Teles and Robert Saldin

Thank you to the Salvatori Center, and to each author for their thoughtful, incisive commentary. We look forward to continuing the critical conversations that these responses will hopefully inspire.