D. Elisabeth Glassco
3 min readSep 10, 2022

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In Brief: First, Economic Insecurity, Now Straw Man Arguments

Another Case of the Media, Trumpers, and the Curse of Both Siderism

“To understand how the populist right sees the world, it helps to go back to the last time the left was “banging on the windows of the institutions.” The period after World War II was a time of strong political consensus in America, which a “new left” rose up to challenge. There are clear parallels between today’s populist right and

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D. Elisabeth Glassco

A native of of the great state of Mississippi and proud resident of New Jersey. Lecturer and Doctoral candidate in Media, Race, Class, and Politics @Rutgers.