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Can Trump live up to supporters' expectations?

It's likely to be tougher than he expected
Posted: 11:00 AM, Dec 02, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-02 12:10:27-05
Podcast: Can Trump live up to supporters' expectations?

Donald Trump’s attacks on elites and us-versus-them rhetoric are classic populist themes. But what happens when populists actually take office, and suddenly join the ruling class? John Judis, author of “The Populist Explosion,” helps us define populism and explains why Trump may not be able to live up to voters’ expectations.