What Puts the "Pop" in Populist Rhetoric?
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populism, rhetoric, Donald Trump
This brief essay considers the internal logic common to the resurgent rhetoric and politics, both in the EU and in the US. However, because he generates the most intense media attention and analysis, this essay analyzes Donald Trump’s rhetorical tropes during the 2015 US presidential primaries as emblematic of populist rhetoric of many varieties.