Is Donald Trump an aberration in our history, whose removal will allow a return to normalcy? Or is he a wake-up call, one that demands a fundamental reworking? Opposing Trump is cheap grace. The real question is what our establishment will learn from his rise.
Robert L. Borosage is a senior advisor to People's Action and writes widely on political, economic and national security issues. He is a Contributing Editor at The Nation magazine, and his articles have appeared in The American Prospect, The Washington Post, the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer.