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A popular democratic revolution in the USA

The strong showing of “outsiders” in the presidential primaries of the Republican and Democratic parties indicates that there is dissatisfaction among the people with the traditional political parties, most clearly represented by the “insider” candidates; however, none of the outsider candidates would be able to lead the nation toward the resolution of its fundamental problems. Trump has been described by CNN as a candidate who attracts popular support with an anti-establishment discourse, in which he has the audacity to say anything that he wants, ignoring the norms that govern presidentia

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