VIDEO: 1992 – Before Donald Trump, There was Pat Buchanan

VIDEO: 1992 – Before Donald Trump, There was Pat Buchanan


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CBS – Face the Nation At first glance, for Republicans, the 2016 election does not look much like the 1992 election. For one, the GOP had an incumbent, George H.W. Bush, in the White House in 1992. Today, the presidency is held by Democrat Barack Obama. In 1992, despite some grumbling from the base, Bush […]

A VP for Trump?

A VP for Trump?


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By Clyde Wilson at Chronicles Magazine Blog If Trump should actually get the Republican presidential nomination, then the question arises of his Vice-President-to-be. Of course, we should not count our chips before the last hand. The Republican Establishment is sure of its divine right to rule, has money out the kazoo, employs plenty of talent […]

Revenge of the Castaway


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By Tom Piatak – Chronicles Magazine Two years after Sam Francis’ untimely death, Michael Brendan Dougherty wrote a long essay about Francis titled “The Castaway.” The title came from an email Francis sent to friends (including me) after William F. Buckley described him as one of the “castaways” from the conservative movement. This was Francis' […]

Pat Buchanan Says Donald Trump is the Future of the Republican Party


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By Chris Cillizza at The Washington Post As I’ve watched and listened to Donald Trump’s campaign pitch over the past few months, I am regularly reminded of the Republican presidential primary campaigns that Pat Buchanan ran in the 1990s. Buchanan ran as a “pitchfork populist” in those elections, an outsider fed up with the way both […]

Pitchfork Politics

Pitchfork Politics


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From The Economist A pioneer of Trump-style populism wonders if it can succeed in today’s America BEFORE Donald Trump, there was Patrick Buchanan. More than two decades before Mr Trump kicked over the Republican tea table, Mr Buchanan, a former speechwriter and White House aide to Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, launched his own […]

VIDEO: Is Trump the New Pat Buchanan?

VIDEO: Is Trump the New Pat Buchanan?


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CNN’s Michael Smerconish asks Pat Buchanan about his ideas being carried forward by Donald Trump, and what Trump’s chances are in the 2016 race.

VIDEO: The McLaughlin Group YEAR-END Awards

VIDEO: The McLaughlin Group YEAR-END Awards


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MCLAUGHLIN: Pat Buchanan, the most original thinker? BUCHANAN: I’m going to give it to Rand Paul, the scourge of the neocons… MCLAUGHLIN: Best politician, Pat? BUCHANAN: Vladimir Putin, John. Breaks out of his isolation, rolls into Syria, and just as a week ago, you got the secretary of state of United States, John Kerry, coming […]