Eh, he’s not awful. He’s not really worth looking at in great amounts of detail. He only really provides a few useful tools of analysis rather than any actual ground breaking thinking of his own
He’s just kinda dull. He has nothing that valuable to say.
Yeah but for analysing ideologies, picking out the core and peripheral concepts is quite a useful tool. It’s also fun to use it to compartmentalise small-c conservatives who deny the notion that they’re ideologically driven. Because of course they are, they just don’t understand what their ideology is.