THE POPULIST PRESIDENCY
The political world certainly has changed. Just over a year ago after electing a new President, the stock markets began to rise to unprecedented highs (and show no signs of reversing).
This president has caused turmoil within both parties; both have changed markedly in their traditional positions to the point where they are hardly recognizable. The truth is that neither party expected the results of the election. This President was elected not by party line, but instead by the people. We have, in effect, a new party claimed by neither historical one, both of which have polarized internally.
The Democrats virtually do not accept the results of the election and have moved even farther left, and the Republican “Never Trumpers” have failed to develop a consensus or even support the leader of their own party, and have drawn the ire of