Pat Buchanan Celebrates Donald Trump’s Win, Has the Last Laugh

By Eleanor Clift at The Daily Beast “I was all for Trump. Do I feel my ideas appear to have prevailed? My enemies seem to think so!” Before Donald J. Trump, there was Patrick J. Buchanan, who ran for president three times as a champion of the white working class. …

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PBS: Buchanan and Dean — The Flamethrowers

VIDEO: PBS: Buchanan and Dean — The Flamethrowers

Sometimes the two U.S. political parties face challenges from insurgents within their own ranks. In 1992, conservative commentator Patrick J. Buchanan took on a sitting president of his own party he felt had betrayed its principles. Vermont governor Howard Dean lead a 2004 uprising that did not prevail on the …

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Politico: Trump Is Pat Buchanan With Better Timing

Politico: Trump Is Pat Buchanan With Better Timing

By Jeff Greenfield – Politico.com Illustration by Brian Stauffer The presidency of George H.W. Bush was in trouble. Headed into the 1992 election year, the glow from the swift and decisive victory in the Gulf War—a victory that had pushed Bush’s approval ratings to 90 percent—had faded. While a recession …

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Pat Buchanan - Politico's Top-50 - 2016

Politico’s Top-50: Pat Buchanan #7 – The Proto-Trump

From Politico’s guide to the top-50 thinkers, doers and visionaries transforming American politics in 2016. People often wonder where the Donald Trump phenomenon really came from. Pat Buchanan is a pretty good place to start. Buchanan, a former adviser to Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan, became a broadcast …

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