Do you think American conservatism was destined to produce somebody like Trump?

Nixon's 'Southern Strategy' got the ball rolling. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) latched onto the GOP because they were clearly the party with the most flexible morals with the base most susceptible to propaganda. Roger Ailes and Reagan kicked it off into high gear with the repeal of... show more Nixon's 'Southern Strategy' got the ball rolling. The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) latched onto the GOP because they were clearly the party with the most flexible morals with the base most susceptible to propaganda.

Roger Ailes and Reagan kicked it off into high gear with the repeal of the fairness doctrine and the establishment of Fox Propaganda, and we’ve all been living in this special hell ever since.

Collectively, these people decided that truth was dispensable and lying as political strategy was acceptable... which gave us Trump.
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