I’m going to spend the next hour or so watching this. I will share my thoughts on the interview later tonight. I’ve always followed Thomas Frank and have enjoyed his commentary.
In the 2000s, Thomas Frank wrote an excellent book called What’s the Matter with Kansas? which is the definitive text on the classic Conservatism, Inc. bait and switch scam of campaigning on cultural war grievances and pivoting once securely in power to delivering neoliberal economics.