Saturday, October 15, 2016

"Slapped His Brand on It"

"This is telling because it gets at the cynicism that has so frequently characterized the attitude of Republican pols toward their own 'base': They are supposed to get sufficiently lathered up by right-wing media and conspiracy theorists that they will snake-dance to the polls every two years to smite the secular-socialist foe—but then get back in line and loyally support a Beltway D.C. agenda that's more focused on the GOP's donor base than its electoral base."

Ed Kilgore at New York discusses President Obama's diagnosis of the rise of Donald Trump.

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