The Republicans could best be described as a hybrid of the right-wing plutocratic parties of Latin American (like El Salvador’s ARENA) and Israel’s Likud Party (militarists and Zionist expansionists). Under Trump, they’ve at times tried to recast themselves as LePenism-lite. The question is whether their exoteric doctrine will sufficiently mask their esoteric doctrine. It’s going to be an uphill battle for them.
Saagar Enjeti examines reports that the Trump administration is considering a potential package of tax cuts for the next COVID package, including payroll cuts and a reduction in the capital gains tax rate, as millions of Americans continue to lose their jobs and file for unemployment.