Eleanor Clift Discusses Women in Politics at Samford
On December 19, 538 electors will fulfill their Constitutional duty to ratify the results of November’s presidential election. This year could be different. The college was conceived of by Alexander Hamilton—the namesake of the Broadway smash whose cast ended up engaging with Donald Trump in his first post-election feud—who envisioned the body as one with […]
Before Donald J. Trump, there was Patrick J. Buchanan, who ran for president three times as a champion of the white working class. He railed against globalization and unfair trade deals, and he pushed for a crack down on immigration. His rhetoric inflamed the grievances of voters that felt left behind by party elites.
Back in January, when Donald Trump got the “Problem Solvers” seal of approval from No Labels, a bipartisan group dedicated to working across party lines, the media mostly guffawed. A candidate getting headlines for insulting his rivals and denigrating various groups of voters wasn’t the kind of consensus-builder the group normally identified with.
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