PRESIDENT TRUMP HAS ASSEMBLED a ragtag rabble of misfits into “Trump’s Army”.
The disgraced president was able to unite marginalized groups in a way no other president has done. Believers in alien abductions, the Deep State, QAnon, the Proud Boys and the Illuminati all found a home in the White House.
Political commentators struggled with Trump’s brand of leadership at first, calling it populism – an appeal to ordinary people who feel that their concerns are disregarded by established elite groups. It’s now clear that Trump’s leadership defies historical labels.
David Charbonneau is a retired TRU electronics instructor who hosts a blog at http://www.eyeviewkamloops.wordpress.com.