Trump’s phony populism rests on one big lie: The confusion of corporate liberty with individual liberty is the missing explanation for the president’s appeal to the white working class. Resentful white people propelled Trump to the White House — and he is rewarding their loyalty. “The financial people and military are both unleashed, free to manipulate the easily-gulled president”: Max B. Sawicky on the Sessions-Trump divide. Stephen Miller has always been the heart of Trumpism: While news headlines have focused on health care and Russia, the Trump administration has been implementing its anti-immigration agenda. Ed Rogers on Stephen Miller: A thinking person’s Donald Trump. The ugly history of Stephen Miller’s “cosmopolitan” epithet: Surprise, surprise — the insult has its roots in Soviet anti-Semitism.

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