Pandering to populism sowed the seeds of Trump's victory
Published 13/01/2017 | 02:30
The apparent panic by 'the establishment' and the Republican Party (GOP) currently playing out in the US should serve as a wake-up call to all politicians who imagine they can distance themselves from responsibility, in particular ministers and, especially, prime ministers.
The seeds of Donald Trump's win were sowed with the establishment of the Tea Party movement.
Initially, the GOP imagined it had a puppet movement, but it was wrong.