- Apr 30, 2009
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like I said, it's a vague term that people can use to mean a lot of different things. I looked up the wikipedia defintiion and it's basically pro government intervention. So I don't really think that your definition and what your links refer to, match.KGF said he was a populist here: https://www.forums.gopherhole.com/boards/threads/steve-bannons-book.80571/page-3#post-1500968
Here's Steve Hilton Fox News: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/trump-real-populist-facts-democrats-steve-hilton
Here's Trump echoing Steve Hilton:
Laura Ingraham wrote a book about it:
Steve Bannon said Trump was running as a populist during the campaign: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/steve-bannon-trump-tower-interview-trumps-strategist-plots-new-political-movement-948747
Trump populism is anti global elites, pro america, trade interventionism. There are populist components, but it doesn't meet the general definition you're using. Nationalism does.
Is Obama a nativist?