The idea of Donald Trump is more popular, and powerful, than the man himself. Yes, he’s an alpha male of the highest order, and yet he has always been careful to situate himself within the larger populist-nationalist current. As Trump told Breitbart’s Matthew Boyle back in July, “I’m the messenger to the movement.”Read more here.
Yes, the movement: the deep forces that propelled Trump to victory last year, no matter what was thrown at him. This movement is populist-nationalism, as has been argued many times here at Breitbart. Populist-nationalism, as seen also so vividly with the Brexit vote, is the story of the year—and, indeed, the story of our era. As has been said, nothing can stop the power of an idea whose time has come.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Virgil writes at Breitbart,