Archive for February, 2009
David Sirota, writing in Salon, muses that Republicans could revive their fortunes if they embrace populism, as Mike Huckabee and Ron Paul did during the primary campaign, calling Wall Street tycoons “criminals.”
Of course, at some point such rhetoric would need to be backed up by real policy proposals. And it’s safe to say that Republicans [...]
Thomas Frank, in his column in today’s Wall Street Journal, calls the billions of dollars in Wall Street bonuses an outrage, and refers back to, yes, his home state of Kansas and the Populist movement which took the state by storm in the 1890s.
Kansans in the 1890s cried out “raise less corn, and more hell!” [...]