Choose or Lose – MTV Video The Buchanan Brigade gets out the vote for Pat Buchanan in Manchester, New Hampshire. Our thanks to Buchanan Brigaders Peter Robbio and John Van Sandt for sending us the video!
From CBS News Republican presidential hopeful Pat Buchanan, right, and his wife Shelley, center, are driven through the woods on a horse drawn sleigh by Tyke Frost, left, New Year’s Day Monday, Jan. 1, 1996, in Deerfield, N.H. Buchanan is campaigning for February’s earliest presidential primary. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
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 […]
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 […]
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' […]
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 […]
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 […]