Today’s raucous revolt against Washington and Wall Street is a classic populist uprising. Now two respected political pollsters show what it means for the future of American politics. The riotous tea parties and town hall meetings of last summer seemingly took everyone by surprise. They shouldn’t have. Populist movements have always arisen in times of economic hardship. Here, Scott Rasmussen and Doug Schoen explore the heart of the uprising that has thrown American politics into turmoil.
This edition of CatoAudio includes Stephen Slivinski and Chris Edwards on the need for spending cuts and fundamental tax reform; Ed Crane on the moral imperative for Social Security reform; Pollster Scott Rasmussen on bridging the generation gap over personal accounts; Stanley Weiss on trimming the fat at the Pentagon; National Interest editor John O'Sullivan on the EU's crisis of legitimacy; and more.
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