The Ranting Canadian: The great lie of the populist politician – by Don Gillmor, November 23, 2012

The great lie of the populist politician – by Don Gillmor, November 23, 2012 : http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/1291812—the-great-lie-of-the-populist-politician The linked column is a great summary of the North American tradition of rich, right-wing politicians falsely portraying themselves as  populist “regular folks” and tricking middle-class, working-class and under-class voters into supporting them. These conservative politicians campaign on catchy ...