Ideology and campaigns

The idiosyncratic (and always thought-provoking) musings of Zizek aside, ideology has a hugely important but often misunderstood role in the current era of campaigns. It is also one of the four primary criteria in the disruption model of politics. It is crucial to draw a distinction between ideology and policies in this context. Quoting from a previous post: …

Trump Lessons Part 2: Ideology

NB: This post was first published in another blog and imported into this one. Please forgive any formatting issues. The press takes him literally, but not seriously; his supporters take him seriously, but not literally. This was a great line from an article in The Atlantic and Trump’s billionaire backer Peter Thiel said much the …