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Subj: Re: Trump's brand of populism has been co-opted by the Swamp
Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 at 09:26:23 am EST (Viewed 217 times)
Reply Subj: Re: Trump's brand of populism has been co-opted by the Swamp
Posted: Mon Dec 04, 2017 at 10:33:07 am EST (Viewed 257 times)


      The bulk of his ideology was borrowed from Bannon and Sessions -- the latter of whom was deemed too racist in the 1980s to serve on the courts.

    Which is ironic in sad that we are becoming more tolerant of that sort of thing.

It could be that some people are becoming more tolerant, or it could be the last gasp of a dying movement. A flame flickers wildly before it fades. I'd like to believe that Trumpism is one last push-back after the massive gains liberals have made with regard to social progress.

At the same time, the RNC just moved towards supporting Roy Moore, after Trump gave his official endorsement. No surprise on Trump's endorsement. Roy Moore is more Trump than Trump himself. But watching a political party -- the so-called Moral Majority -- rapidly surrendering moral values for political expediency is really frightening.

There will be a price to pay. The bill always comes due.

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