In Defense of Populism: Our American Common Sense

by Benjamin Domenech on 2:43 am March 23, 2009

Nixonland author Rick Pearlstein unleashes a full-throated defense of populist frustration with the AIG bonuses and the government bailouts as a whole. For the bad name American populism has in the mainstream media, he argues, in this case it has the advantage of being right and almost entirely justified. But are pitchforks really a solution?

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