The current banner is Ross Perot on stage with two establishment neoliberals.
If you think about it, the Reform Party (Ross Perot, Pat Buchanan, Donald Trump) eventually won and has taken over the Republican Party. At least at the level of what Republican voters say they believe now. The top foreign policy priority of Republicans is protecting the jobs of American workers. Try to wrap your mind around the concept of Republicans wanting to protect working class jobs!
nb4 someone points out that Perot was a deficit hawk. We’re talking about the voters who have taken away ideas from different figures. From Ross Perot and Pat Buchanan, their views on trade. From Buchanan, their views on trade, immigration and foreign policy. From Ron Paul, foreign policy. Donald Trump rode a populist wave in 2016 that had been gestating for thirty years.
What did all the experts say about globalization?
Compare this to the original Populist movement which hijacked the Democratic Party, killed off the Bourbon Democrats and during which the entire establishment came down on William Jennings Bryan. The issue back then that aroused so much anger was the gold standard and oligarchy. Bryan also wanted to restrict immigration and opposed American imperialism.