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The huckster populist

The huckster populist

The tectonic plates of American politics are no longer moving along the old fault lines of "left vs. right" or even Democrat versus Republican.

As we've seen this bizarre political year, the biggest force welling up is rage against insider elites in both parties and against the American establishment as a whole -- including the denizens of Wall Street, large corporations and the mainstream media.

Now, with Bernie Sanders essentially out of the race, Donald Trump wants Americans to believe he's the remaining anti-establishment candidate.

It's smart politics, but it's a hoax.

Mr. Trump is even more of an establishment figure than Hillary Clinton --...

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