Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search


(90,061 posts)
2. It is standard US politics to co-opt populist movements of the left or the right.
Mon Apr 14, 2014, 07:45 AM
Apr 2014

Or the middle for that matter.

And then either fail spectactularly, or ignore the positions you ran on. Or start a war.

And it goes way back. And until people wise up to the fact that "leaders" who try to scare you or make you mad are not your friends, it will continue.

Latest Discussions»Retired Forums»2016 Postmortem»Phony Populists Are Hijac...»Reply #2