Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency, both white nationalists and the Religious Right appear energized and are gearing up to assert their influence on the American political system.
Both groups vociferous supported Trump’s candidacy during the campaign and both contingents are thrilled at Trump’s unexpected victory, as well as the authoritarian bent he’s quickly brought to the executive branch. However, according to a new report from People For The American Way, Trump is not the sole leader that both of these cohorts vocally support, and that many of them believe that Russia is the only one country, and Putin is the only leader, worth emulating. Joining me today to talk all about the report and how the American Right learned to Love Moscow is the report’s author is Casey Michel, a journalist who has worked in both the US and the former Soviet Union.