Saturday, December 17, 2016

David Remnick on Trump

David Remnick is editor of The New Yorker.

Everything this man writes is impressive.

"As the Germans know better than we do, disaster can take a nation by surprise, slowly, and then all at once.

"I don't know that Donald Trump is anything more to Putin than what Lenin called a poleznye durak, a useful idiot.

"Right-wing populism requires the denigration of an "Other." Left-wing populism tends to be about the haves and have-nots."

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