Tag Archives: Donald Trump For President

Richard Nixon Foundation: Pat Buchanan- 1968: The Year The Silent Majority Was Born

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I believe you have to understand the 1960s and 1967-68 especially to understand the great political comeback of Richard Nixon and the rebirth of the Republican Party. Once you know … Continue reading

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Politics & Prose: David Frum- Trumpocracy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat David Frum’s Trumpocracy argues that thanks to President Donald Trump and perhaps other people and other things our liberal democracy and liberal democratic form of government is at risk. That … Continue reading

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HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- Monologue: Banana Republicans

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Watching CNN yesterday afternoon as I was working ( of course ) they were obviously covering the release of the Devin Nunes memo and they had Robert Baer on who … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: David Cay Johnston- ‘It’s Even Worse Than You Think’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I agree with David C. Johnston that Donald Trump is not the disease in American politics, but a symptom. His presidency is an example of what can happen when Americans … Continue reading

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Forrest Palmer: George Wallace For President 1968- Precursor To Donald Trump

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I watched and listened to Donald Trump’s 2016 GOP Convention nomination speech, I thought about George C. Wallace and his 1968 presidential campaign. The theme that it’s other people’s fault … Continue reading

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BBC Newsnight: Emily Maitlis Interviewing Kurt Anderson- On Donald Trump and Fantasyland

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Donald Trump and Fantasyland? Donald Trump is Fantasyland! Donald Trump is the President of Fantasyland! The United Donald of Fantasyland is the country that he presides over where facts don’t matter … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Scott Adams & Dave Rubin- Donald Trump’s Persuasion and Presidency

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Is Donald Trump the best salesman we’ve ever seen in American politics as far as getting people to by what he’s selling regardless of the quality of products that he’s … Continue reading

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Americans United: Rokia Hassanein- Jerry Falwell Jr. Admits That The Religious Right’s Support For Donald Trump Is About Power, Not Values

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The Religious-Right (Christian-Right, actually) support for a man like Donald Trump is all the evidence that you need to know that this political movement is nothing more than a fraud. … Continue reading

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Politics and Prose: Jonathan Martin Interviewing Denis Leary- ‘Why We Don’t Suck’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I haven’t read Denis Leary’s book so I can’t get you any real analysis of it whatsoever. But I was alive, conscience, and in America, for the entire time in … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Anne Applebaum: 100 Years Later, Bolshevism is Back & We Should Be Worried

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Anne Applebaum in her Washington Post column seems to be arguing that the New-Right or Alt-Right both in America and in Europe, come from leftist movements and we really aren’t talking … Continue reading

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