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How a Populist Destroys America

Donald Trump enflames the passions of his supporters by calling impeachment a : The impeachment inquiry is fully legitimate]More legitimate, in his mind, is his role as the putative voice of the people. Populism is a disposition, rather than a fully worked-out theory of government. Its essence is that the voice of the people is the true voice of democracy, but that voice is corrupted by elites. What’s needed is a populist leader to speak for the singular and commonsense understandings of the people. Trump proclaims to his supporters, “I am your voice!” and casts himself as the only person …read more

Source:: The Atlantic



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