Tag Archives: Populism

My hour as a populist: Go strawberry

Decisions, decisions. My self-imposed hour as a populist begins. First I have to decide what I am going to oppose. A populist is expected to oppose something vehemently.

Preferably something that many others support. Said supporters are called “the elite”,  if they have made it to the decision-making level. For us populists “the elite” is a dirty word.  Continue reading

A lesson in populism

Donald Trump’s latest press conference was a brilliant lesson in populism. He had the media totally confused. They didn’t even notice how they were played, and ended up as the villains.

I decided to look at the conference from the perspective of a Trump supporter. First I had to forget the mannerisms and the rambling, because a Trump supporter would. Continue reading