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George Wallace

  1. insurrection act
    Tom Cotton Is Wrong About the Insurrection ActThere’s really no recent precedent for presidents’ sending in the troops without the consent of governors who aren’t in open rebellion.
  2. obits
    Thad Cochran Was a Vestige of a Non-Racist Southern GOPThe late senator was one of the last representatives of a southern Republicanism that pre-dated the region’s racial realignment.
  3. what's past is prologue
    How Jimmy Carter’s Election Previewed Trump’sAs Carter becomes the oldest ex-president, it’s useful to remember how strange and unusual his rise to the White House actually was.
  4. what's past is prologue
    The Ghosts of the ’68 Election Still Haunt Our PoliticsThe “backlash” politics of crime and race, an unpopular war, a divided Democratic Party — they are all still with us.
  5. q&a
    How George Wallace Became the Funniest Person on Twitter“I’m a rebel. I don’t play by the rules and I don’t give a shit.”
  6. Why Conservative Politicians Love Defending the Confederate FlagThe movement to protect the Lost Cause’s symbols and memorials shows that old neo-Confederate habits still live, from Alabama to the White House.
  7. CA Voters Keep Accidentally Joining George Wallace’s Zombie Political PartyTwo years after many thousands of would-be Democratic primary voters discovered they were affiliated with a right-wing party, the confusion continues.
  8. Bannon’s Populist ‘New Right’ Pretty Similar to the 1970s New RightThere were right-wing nationalist/populist culture warriors battling the Republican Establishment in the ’70s, too. Some of them are still around.
  9. Trump and the Right-Wing Populist Tradition of Judge-BashingThe politics of Andrew Jackson reemerging in 2017.
  10. Trump and the George Wallace Tradition of Foreign PolicyLike George Wallace, Trump believes in avoiding foreign conflicts and then ending them quickly with maximum violence.
  11. Instead of Banning Closed Primaries, Just Make It Easier to Change PartiesHere’s a compromise Hillary Clinton could offer to a problem that seems to be really bothering Bernie supporters.
  12. Trump Rallies Parallel ’68 Wallace RalliesAn atmosphere of carefully cultivated violence was also a signature of the Alabama demagogue’s campaign.
  13. Ted Cruz Is Stealing a Page From Jimmy Carter’s Political PlaybookHow to play foil to a candidate like George Wallace — or Donald Trump.
  14. Jerry Seinfeld Sets Coffee Dates with Aziz Ansari, Jon Stewart, Robert […]THR has revealed the guest lineup of the upcoming fourth season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which will feature an odd […]
  15. George Wallace and Arsenio Hall Defend Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedy Diversity […] Last night on The Arsenio Hall Show, Hall and guest George Wallace took a few moments to defend Jerry Seinfeld a month after he made some […]
  16. Joan Rivers Sits Down With 1991’s Past, Present, and Future of ComedyThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  17. jerks
    Alabama Governor Insults All Seven or So Non-Christian AlabamansThey are not his brothers and sisters, he informs them.