President Donald Trump and The Great Repudiation

President Donald Trump and The Great Repudiation

How the most patently unqualified, the most offensive, personally odious presidential candidate in American history has just been elected president.

donald_trumpBy Robert Freeman

Racism. Nationalism. Misogyny. Anti-Intellectualism. Authoritarianism. Those are Trump’s unapologetic stocks in trade. The only thing we know is that we have experienced a tectonic shift of Rooseveltian proportions, only this time to the right, rather than to the left. 

If ever there was a repudiation of “The Establishment,” this was it.   

The most patently unqualified, the most offensive, personally odious presidential candidate in American history has just been elected president. The Groper in Chief.

This is not so much an embrace of Donald Trump—his negatives were even higher than Hillary Clinton’s—as it is a repudiation of everything Establishment for the past two decades, especially  Clinton, the living embodiment of Everything Establishment.  [Read more]

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