Episode 170: Can Trump Live Up to Populist Hopes?

Meeting voters’ expectations will be harder than expected for the President-elect.

Donald Trump’s attacks on elites and us-versus-them rhetoric are classic populist themes. But what happens when populists actually take office, and suddenly join the ruling class? John Judis, author of “The Populist Explosion,” helps us define populism and explains why Trump may not be able to live up to voters’ expectations.

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