Sean Hackbarth: Niall Ferguson on our current politics. pllqt.it/RL1FhT
Is the US having a populist moment? - The Boston GlobeThe irony of all of this is that we know, or should know, that populism doesn’t work. In the part of the world where constitutions have repeatedly failed to keep populists out — Latin America — it has been tried again and again, both by the right and by the left. Bankers get arrested. Tariffs get imposed. Border fences get built and sometimes fought over. The result? Visit Venezuela.