About This Show
Populists embrace fairness and common sense over the ideology and dogma of both the left and the right. Are there productive intersections between Trump and Sanders supporters? In this new show, Derek Blake former political operative and current professor of politics operates under the assumption that there are. Blake teams up with friends and allies to discuss the current political climate in a manner that rejects the political correctness of the left and the trickle-down doctrine of the right.
Most Recent Episode
Hillary as Communitarian !?! Trump as Hillary plant (!?!)
Derek and Lexi discuss whether Hillary Clinton is the "silly putty of American politics" (12:00 - 25:00) as well as the possible meaning behind her recent interview with Vox where she discussed her "communitarian" inspirations (2:00 -12:00). Later on in the program Derek and Lexi debate some fun conspiracy theories: could Trump - in fact - be a plant for the Clintons? (25:00 - 29:00) Could Trump have entered the presidential race purely to get a better TV deal? If so, what might his end game be (...does he have one?). The Populists is a production of Middle State Media.