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New Article at Right On: “How Donald Trump Painted New York Red”


I report on Donald Trump’s rallies in Rochester and Albany at Right On:

White ethnic discontent with the Democrats and Republicans—at the time, the New York GOP was dominated by Leftists under the aegis of Nelson Rockefeller—led to the creation of the Conservative Party of New York. The Conservatives became an overnight success, with National Review founder William Buckley’s 1965 mayoral campaign garnering 13 percent of the vote and his brother James winning a Senate seat in 1970. These victories were fueled by Catholics whose fathers had worked for the WPA and voted for Roosevelt four times in a row.

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