Do Republicans Finally Have a Populist Wing?
Parts of the party have changed. But will those changes matter?
Has the Republican Party actually changed?
The modern iteration of this idea has been floated since at least the late 1990s. The theory behind it was that the pro-corporate, low-tax, laissez-faire mindset that captured the party in the 1980s needed to be updated for the 21st century. George W. Bush…