In a sweeping review of American political history, Kesler outlines the “grand liberal project” begun a century ago.
It is a project, he asserts, that has expressed itself in three distinct waves: political liberalism, economic liberalism, and cultural liberalism. Kesler further maintains that Barack Obama seeks nothing less than to complete and perfect this project. Finally, he confronts the issues of how conservatism lost its way in the face of the liberal project and how it might regain its initiative. (37:13) Video transcript