This politics of schadenfreude focuses the Populist ire of rank-and-file conservatives at the wrong targets.
Mataconis is correct to note Santorum was merely repeating a tired trope from Populist, reactionary conservatism.
What will he do if the Populist rage he refused to quell or failed to tamp town turns more sinister?
The ban was imposed by prime minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto in a Populist effort to cultivate the religious right.
Gore Vidal liked to style himself a Populist but despite his political leanings this hardly fit the man at all.
This year the Populist party declared for woman suffrage in its State convention.
Women go as delegates to the Prohibition and Populist conventions.
The Populist national platform adopted at Sioux City did not contain even a reference to women or their rights and privileges.
As I write, a convention of the Populist Party has just taken place.
Then as Sylla yielded to the insistence of the young 'Populist' nobleman's many friends, the quick reverse is turned to us.
1892 (n.) "adherent of populism;" 1893 (adj.), American English, from Latin populus "people" (see people (n.)) + -ist. Originally in reference to the U.S. Populist Party organized February 1892 to promote certain issues important to farmers and workers. The term outlasted the party, and by 1920s came to mean "representing the views of the masses" in a general way.