Tag Archives: Donald Trump For President

The Atlantic: McKay Coppins- Is Trumpism The New Conservatism?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To answer McKay Coppins question: no, Trumpism is not the new conservatism. And why do I say that? Well, because it’s true and if you want more of an explanation … Continue reading

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The Thinking Atheist: Seth Andrews Interviewing Dr. Michael Shermer- Why Smart People Believe Stupid Things

Source: The New Democrat Why smart people believe stupid things? Perhaps a better question would be do these smart people actually believe these stupid things, or are they ( pardon my French ) bullshit artists? People aren’t necessarily good or bad … Continue reading

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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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