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I don't think so. Trump is populist on trade (at least in words), but a classic tax-cutter and welfare-abolisher otherwise. And has no other progressive-looking ideas.

Also, the Democrats didn't flip from slave-owner to Civil Rights party: in the 90 years in-between, on occasion they championed a number of progressive ideas (New Deal anyone?), and Northern Democrats were always different (think of the immigrant-focused local branches in New York or Chicago).

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Thu May 12th, 2016 at 07:01:13 AM EST
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