Paul Krugman, one of my favorite Keynesian economists just wrote a piece titled “Reality TV Populism.” Krugman’s post is all about Trump:
…in what sense is Trump a populist? Basically, he plays one on TV — he claims to stand for the common man, disparages elites, trashes political correctness; but it’s all for show. When it comes to substance, he’s pro-elite all the way.
This is worth a read. Paul Krugmen – Reality TV Populism