Populism Has Won, Democrats Embrace Populist Rhetoric and Style


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Populism Has Won, Democrats Embrace Populism, Reject Elitism.
We now see rising stars in the Democratic party trying to appear down to earth and relatable by using livestreams or posting pictures in normal clothes and cooking dinner.
The idea of suited elites is over and the idea of the down to earth politician is here. Elizabeth Warren just announced her 2020 exploratory committee and almost immediately got on Instagram and cracked a brew.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez started the trend which was repeated by Beto O'Rourke and now Elizabeth Warren. It would seem that regardless of what the media says Populism has won and the Democrats are embracing this idea full force for 2020.

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