Trump, Sanders, and Populism

With the failure of the impeachment gambit and the surge in Bernie Sanders’s popularity among potential Democratic primary voters, panic has fully set in among both the Republican and Democrat branches of the Washington establishment.  Worried that their arch-nemesis Donald Trump will win re-election, they dread a looming lose-lose proposition as Bernie Sanders emerges as the Democrats’ front-runner. Either the avowed socialist wins the nomination or he triggers an irreparable implosion if the party hierarchy is perceived to be altering the nomination process in order to prevent his ascendancy, as it already is doing. With this dilemma facing the United States, the re-election of Donald Trump is crucial and in the nation’s best interest. The Republican Party, since the 1930’s, mostly has been, with the exception of the Reagan years, the “other party” attempting to mitigate and soften the policies of it rival, the Democrat party.  In...(Read Full Article)
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