Steve Bannon And Trump’s Populist Victory: Lessons For The Dissident Right
August 28, 2017, 11:01 pm
Throughout 2016, I would occasionally turn on the television to see how the punditocracy was responding to the mounting Trump tsunami. If you get most of your news online, watching cable news is frustrating. The commentary is so dumbed down and painfully reflective of speaker’s biases, you can always basically guess what’s coming next. With a few exceptions—above all Ann Coulter’s famous June 19, 2015 prediction of a Trump victory on Bill Maher—these pundits again and again told us that Trump would eventually go away, first after he made this or that gaffe, then after he “failed” in a debate, then after people actually started voting in the primaries.