The Donald and Francis as populists

Who are the two most populist-popular people in the world?

Trump and Pope Francis.

One on the right, other on the left.

One smart, the other not quite but shrewd.

One with clear, other with mixed, signals.

One a candidate, the other already elected after a stealth candidacy.

One worldly, other other-worldly with keen if not main interest in this one.

One vague on details, other over-detailed.

Both draw huge crowds, with Pope way ahead of T. in this respect. But give T. time.

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  • Dee  On December 9, 2015 at 2:40 PM

    I like it. You sound like Tevye — “On the other hand …. But on the other hand ….”


  • Jim Bowman  On December 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM

    Lot of wisdom put in the mouth of that man. Thanks.


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