Rob Henderson: Elites Support Ideas Like “Defund The Police” Because They Don’t Suffer The Consequences Of Their “Luxury Beliefs” – Ask Dr. Drew

"Rob Henderson's story is breathtaking but all too familiar in this country," writes Dr. Drew about Henderson's new memoir Troubled.

“Rob Henderson’s story is breathtaking,” writes Dr. Drew about the new book Troubled: A Memoir of Foster Care, Family, and Social Class. “It is time to sit up and listen to the voices of those who have suffered because of the policies of the highly educated and affluent class that validates and affirms the behaviors and attitudes of marginalized children that they would never accept for themselves or their own children.”

Rob Henderson is the author of “Troubled: A Memoir of Foster Care, Family, and Social Class”. Once described as “self-made” by the New York Times, he grew up in foster homes in California, served in the US Air Force, and received a BS from Yale and a PhD in psychology from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Cambridge scholar. In addition to his popular Substack newsletter, Rob’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Boston Globe, among other outlets.

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Rob Henderson: Elites Support Ideas Like “Defund The Police” Because They Don’t Suffer The Consequences Of Their “Luxury Beliefs” – Ask Dr. Drew

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