Paul Krugman: Trump Isn’t an Aberration—He’s the Logical Conclusion of 40 Years of Conservative Lies


There is certainly a logical progression from 1964 to the present, with racism (the “southern strategy) in 1968, and the “Reagan revolution” with supply side economics and fundamentalist Christianity in 1980. A period of consolidation followed under the Bushes, with the current phase looking more and more like the …