Seth Meyers on Trump's Monumental Business Failures [VIDEO]

HappyWarrior5/09/2019 10:09:07 am PDT

re: #245 Dr Lizardo

And the Weimar Constitution had serious flaws that Hitler recognized and exploited to his own ends.

There are flaws in the American system of government as well - flaws that could be used by an unscrupulous autocrat to transform him or herself into an American Führer as we can see now with Trump’s dictatorial aspirations. Trump is simply too ham-fisted - but the next Mussolini wannabe might not be so boorish and crude.

Precisely. TBH I’ve grown quite wary of populism. I’m not saying that I oppose policies that could be called populist i.e. increased taxes on the wealthy, higher minimum wage, holding corporations accountable, etc but I don’t trust populism as a political movement. And I don’t think populism is how we’ll defeat both Trump and Trumpism.