American Populism in the Early Twenty-First Century
Constitutional Resistance to the New Class
By Bruce P. Frohnen
Populismdefense of rule by and for the common peopleemerged in response to the problem of maintaining ordered liberty in a democratic society. Functional populism requires a self-governing, independent but responsible citizenry steeped in faith, family and local freedom. Unfortunately, the corruption of this citizenry by a managerial elite has doomed populism; as a result, American constitutionalism itself is endangered.
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