American View: Matthew Mehan on Lost Ideals and Darkness

Hillsdale in DC Director of Academic Programs, Matthew Mehan, joins Ben for a Literature Speaks hour. In this episode, they break down a poem by Charles Baudelaire and connect its dark words to those troubled in our culture today. From pop-fiction such as the new Joker film to the very real Antifa movement, twisted ends have become a justification for sensational violence. In this episode, Mehan explains how.